Dude, where’s my GPO? Using PowerShell to find all of your Group Policy links.

Stratego I only played Stratego once as a kid when I was over at a friend’s house. Strategy, challenge and mystery made the game captivating. A few years ago I bought a vintage 1961 edition on eBay so I could teach my sons to play. As it turns out this game has been around for…

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AD PowerShell Password Reset Shortcut for Helpdesk

Introduction Back in May I released a post on the Hey Scripting Guy blog showing how to create a shortcut to unlock a user account with a PowerShell desktop shortcut.  That post was very popular, and the comments evolved into another shortcut to reset passwords.  Due to the popularity and utility of the idea I…

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How to close helpdesk tickets faster with PowerShell

I was grocery shopping the other day and had to take a picture of this.  What exactly differentiates a “fancy” octopus.  I know.  Do you?  It’s PowerShell.  Fancy octopi always use PowerShell.  I’m glad it’s in an “easy open can”. Today we’re going to open up a can of PowerShell for the helpdesk. Helpdesk Automation…

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