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Weekend Scripter: Develop Minimal Footprint with PowerShell and Features on Demand

Summary: Guest blogger, Yung Chou, talks about using Windows PowerShell to develop a minimal footprint with Features on Demand. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Today I have another guest blog post from my fellow Microsoftee, Yung Chou. Yung is a developer experience evangelist; and therefore, he spends a decent amount of time ...

Weekend Scripter: Use PowerShell to Uninstall Modern Apps

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about uninstalling modern apps. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. It is the weekend here in Charlotte, North Carolina. The Scripting Wife decided that we would go to the Blue Ridge Classic Horse Show today, so she actually got up early, and got everything ready for the trip. She ...

Use PowerShell to Inventory Modern Apps in Windows 8

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about using Windows PowerShell to look at modern apps in Windows 8. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. One of the things I love about Windows 8 (including my Surface RT) are the modern apps. They are, well, just so modern. Of course, what I really like about them are the Windows ...

Use PowerShell 3.0 to Compare Modern Apps on Two Computers

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, shows how to use Windows PowerShell 3.0 to compare modern app installation on two computers. Hey, Scripting Guy! We have a small cadre of rogue users at work. They work in engineering, and they seem to act like they are beyond the realm of normal IT control. In fact, when they were told that ...

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