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Use PowerShell to Review the Setup Event Log

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about using Windows PowerShell to review the setup event log. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. The ticket sales for Windows PowerShell Saturday in Charlotte, North Carolina have been going pretty well. Stay tuned for some pretty exciting news—we may be adding a fourth track ...

PowerTip: Find Background Task Info about Windows 8.1 with PowerShell

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, shows how to use Windows PowerShell 4.0 in Windows 8.1 to find background task information.  How can I use Windows PowerShell 4.0 to obtain background task information about my Windows 8.1 device?  Open the Windows PowerShell console as an administrator, use the Get-...

Weekend Scripter: Use PowerShell to Configure Windows Defender Preferences

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about using Windows PowerShell to configure Windows Defender preferences. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Today is the day. It is time for PowerShell Saturday #005 in Atlanta. This fifth Windows PowerShell Saturday conference is a sell out like the four previous ones. It is really...

Use PowerShell to See What Windows Defender Detected

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about using Windows PowerShell to see what Windows Defender has detected. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Tomorrow is Windows PowerShell Saturday in Atlanta. There are still a few tickets left; but in the last few days, they have disappeared with a quickness. If you have a chance ...

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