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Use Jobs to Run Parallel Queries or Remove Objects from Active Memory

   Summary: Learn how to use jobs to run parallel queries, remove objects from active memory, work with text files and use the Get-Member Cmdlet to go behind the scenes of PowerShell commands in this edition of Quick Hits Friday.   In this Post:   Use Jobs to Run Parallel Queries with Windows PowerShell Hey, ...

How Do I Install PowerShell on Windows 7 and Other Questions

   Summary: Learn how to install Windows PowerShell on Windows 7, how to detect 32-bit PowerShell, or how to read an offline registry.   In this post:   Install Windows PowerShell on Windows 7 Hey, Scripting Guy! How do I download Windows PowerShell 2.0 to my new Windows 7 computer? I went to the Microsoft Download ...

Scripting Guys Holiday Special

  Microsoft Scripting Guy Ed Wilson here. Remember those really cheesy late night commercials?   I used to stay up late on weekends watching “The Cool Ghoul” and making fun of really bogus commercials. Evidently, I was not the only one to engage in such an activity, because years later Saturday Night Live also made ...

The Scripting Guys Really Do Rock, Conclusion

[Disclaimer: this is a reprint of a previously published article from the TechNet Script Center FunZone. The FunZone was not migrated from our old platform. This article is printed here due to popular demand.] This is part four of a four part series of articles about using VBScript to work with the Windows Media Player object model. See Part ...

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