Hey, Scripting Guy! Quick-Hits Friday: The Scripting Guys Respond to a Bunch of Questions (11/27/09)

In this post: Please Clarify This Script You Published Previously How Can I Report a Bug I Found in the Windows PowerShell ISE? How Can I Close an Open Folder on a Network Drive? Can I Automate the Scheduling of Offline File Tasks?   Please Clarify This Script You Published Previously Hey, Scripting Guy! I have…

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Hey, Scripting Guy! What’s the Deal with the Dash in Cmdlet Names?

Hey, Scripting Guy! I enjoy using Windows PowerShell, but I do not like the two-word cmdlet names you created for everything. As a matter of fact, I hate the two-word cmdlet names because the dash (-) symbol is hard to type. I guess I will eventually get used to it, but you have to realize…

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Hey, Scripting Guy! How Can I Use Profiles with Windows PowerShell?

 !–> Hey, Scripting Guy! I would like to personalize the way that Windows PowerShell works. I have been hearing that I can use a thing called a profile to do this, but when I try to find information about profiles, I come up blank. There is no New-Profile Windows PowerShell cmdlet so I do not…

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Hey, Scripting Guy! Quick-Hits Friday: The Scripting Guys Respond to a Bunch of Questions (11/20/09)

In this post: Troubleshooting a Windows PowerShell Script Using the Replace Operator How Can I Get a List of Certificates and Their Expiration Dates? Can I Change a Registry Value on 200 Computers? Can I Use Windows PowerShell to Delete Folders Within a Directory? Can I Use a Script to Connect to IPP Printers Through…

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Hey, Scripting Guy! How Can I Quickly Check Stocks with Windows PowerShell?

  Hey, Scripting Guy! I have a customized MSN home page. I really like the new layout, but it is rather inefficient to open Internet Explorer, and wait for a few minutes just to check out the latest stock prices. What I need is a Windows PowerShell script that I can use to quickly retrieve…

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Hey, Scripting Guy! How Can I Use Web Services?

  Hey, Scripting Guy! I remember reading about things called “Web services” a long time ago. It seems that I do not hear much about these anymore. Do they really exist, and if so what are they good for? — GK Hello GK, Microsoft Scripting Guy Ed Wilson here. We have had to batten down…

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