Weekend Scripter: Troubleshooting the WMI Reliability Provider for Windows PowerShell

  Summary: Learn how to troubleshoot issues with the WMI Reliability provider when querying with Windows PowerShell.   Microsoft Scripting Guy Ed Wilson here. I very frequently use Saturday mornings for catching up on things such as email. I received an email from JE who was having problems querying the Win32_Reliablity classes on his Windows…

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Learn Quick Windows PowerShell Tips to Improve Your Productivity

  Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy Ed Wilson answers several questions that will improve your productivity with Windows PowerShell.   In this post: Counting Items in an Array, Message Boxes and PowerShell Formatting Using Scheduled Tasks with PowerShell     Counting Items in an Array, Message Boxes and PowerShell Formatting Hey, Scripting Guy! I was reading…

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Use Microsoft .NET Framework String Methods from Windows PowerShell

  Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy Ed Wilson teaches how to use .NET Framework string methods from within Windows PowerShell,   Hey, Scripting Guy! There are many things I need to do with strings and with text files that do not seem to be supported with Windows PowerShell. It is strange, but many common operations seem to…

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Use .NET Framework Classes to Work with Strings in Windows PowerShell

  Summary: Learn how to use .NET Framework classes to work with strings in Windows PowerShell in this Scripting Guys how-to post.   Hey, Scripting Guy! I have been writing VBScript code for years. One thing I really liked about VBScript was the large number of functions that manipulated strings. I know Microsoft seems to…

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Learn How to Use .NET Framework Commands inside Windows PowerShell

  Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy Ed Wilson shows how to use .NET Framework commands inside Windows PowerShell   Hey, Scripting Guy! I understand that Windows PowerShell is built upon the .NET Framework. I also get the idea that some of the Windows PowerShell cmdlets are simply calling things from the .NET Framework in the background….

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Use .NET Framework Classes to Explore Windows PowerShell Processes

  Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy teaches you how to use .NET Framework classes to explore the Windows PowerShell process in this beginner how-to post   Hey, Scripting Guy! I want to first tell you that I appreciate all the hard work you do. I find your articles to be both funny and educational. I will…

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Weekend Scripter: Use a Free PowerShell Module to Ease DNS Administration

  Summary: Learn how to use a free Windows PowerShell module to ease administration of Windows DNS.   Microsoft Scripting Guy Ed Wilson here. I have been talking to Chris Dent for several months now, and I finally convinced him to write a guest blog for me. Guest blogger, Chris Dent, is with us today….

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Weekend Scripter: Using Windows PowerShell to Make a Marquee

  Summary: Learn how to display output as moving text by using Windows PowerShell and easy to use techniques.   Microsoft Scripting Guy Ed Wilson here. After a long, hot and oppressive summer, Fall has descended upon Charlotte, North Carolina in the United States. The wife (who also scripts) and I decided to head down…

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Make Windows PowerShell Your Web Client

  Summary: Interact with websites from Windows PowerShell with this how-to post that wraps .NET Framework classes.   Hey, Scripting Guy! I would like to be able to download files and things from the Internet via Windows PowerShell. Is there an easy way to do this? I have not been able to find a Windows…

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