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Use PowerShell to Find Installed Video Codecs on Windows 8

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about using Windows PowerShell to find installed video codecs on Windows 8.  Hey, Scripting Guy! Dude, I am in trouble. Big time! Last week, I installed Windows 8 on the laptops used by all our department heads and front-line supervisors. I thought the responsiveness and the ...

Use PowerShell to Easily Organize Your Music Collection

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, teaches you how to use Windows PowerShell to organize your music collection for ease of playback on Windows. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. I love the weekend. In general, it is a time for me to explore and to experiment with Windows PowerShell. These experimentation sessions quite ...

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 ...

The Scripting Guys Really Do Rock, Part 3 of 4

[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 three of a four part series of articles about using VBScript to work with the Windows Media Player object model. See Part...

The Scripting Guys Really Do Rock, Part 2 of 4

  [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 two of a four part series of articles about using VBScript to work with the Windows Media Player object model. Part...

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