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Enforce Better Script Practices by Using Set-StrictMode

Summary: Boe Prox shows how to use Set-StrictMode to write better scripts. Honorary Scripting Guy and Windows PowerShell MVP, Boe Prox, here today filling in for my good friend, The Scripting Guy. This is the third part in a series of five posts about troubleshooting Windows PowerShell scripts and functions. The series includes: ...

Troubleshoot by Using Set-PSDebug

Summary: Boe Prox uses the Set-PSDebug cmdlet to assist in troubleshooting. Honorary Scripting Guy and Windows PowerShell MVP, Boe Prox, here today filling in for my good friend, The Scripting Guy. This is the second part in a series of five posts about troubleshooting Windows PowerShell scripts and functions. The series includes: ...

Provide Support by Using Verbose and Debug Streams

Summary: Provide code support by using Verbose and Debug streams. Honorary Scripting Guy and Windows PowerShell MVP, Boe Prox, here today filling in for my good friend, The Scripting Guy. This is the first part in a series of five posts about troubleshooting Windows PowerShell scripts and functions. The series includes: When you ...

Troubleshoot PowerShell Script Output

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about troubleshooting output from a Windows PowerShell script.  Hey, Scripting Guy! First, I want to say that you guys absolutely rock! I mean, I never miss a single day reading your posts. They are always right on, and it is like somehow you read my mind. I cannot tell you how many times...

Use PowerShell to Determine Computer Reliability

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about using Windows PowerShell to determine the reliability of his workstation. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Sometimes, I am absolutely astounded when my computer works at all. At other times, I completely take it for granted. What makes the difference? Well, that part is easy...

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