Weekend Scripter: Playing with PowerShell Processes and Events

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about playing with processes and events in Windows PowerShell. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. This morning I woke up and I had an idea. This happens to me sometimes. Not often. But occasionally. And here it was. I could not get it out of my mind……


Use PowerShell to Find Operating System Version

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about using Windows PowerShell to find the version of his Windows operating system. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. It is not a secret that I love Windows PowerShell. It is not a secret that I also love Windows 8.1 especially on my Surface Pro 2. Disclaimer: I bought…


Weekend Scripter: Use PowerShell to Investigate File Signatures—Part 2

Summary: Windows PowerShell MVP, Boe Prox, concludes this two-part series about investigating file signatures with Windows PowerShell and the .NET Framework. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Welcome back guest blogger, Boe Prox, for the conclusion of the two-part series he started yesterday. Also read Use PowerShell to Investigate File Signatures—Part 1. Today I am…


Weekend Scripter: Use PowerShell to Investigate File Signatures—Part 1

Summary: Windows PowerShell MVP, Boe Prox, talks about investigating file signatures by using Windows PowerShell. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. This weekend we have a two-part series from guest blogger, Boe Prox… When you work with File Server Resource Manager (FSRM), one of the cool things that you can do is block files,…


Use a .NET Framework Class to Open a File Dialog Box

Summary: Microsoft PFEs Adam Haynes and Shubert Somer talk about using a .NET Framework class to open a file dialog box. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Today, we have part 5 of 5 guest blogs written by Adam Haynes with help from his friend Shubert Somer. If you have not read parts 1,…


Using .NET Framework Assemblies in Windows PowerShell

Summary: Guest bloggers Microsoft PFEs Adam Haynes and Shubert Somer continue their .NET Framework Essentials post by talking about assemblies. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Today is part 4 of a 5-part series written by guest blogger Adam Haynes with help from his friend Shubert Somer. You will want to go back and…


Weekend Scripter: Using .NET Framework Enumerations in Windows PowerShell

Summary: Guest bloggers Microsoft PFEs Adam Haynes and Shubert Somer talk about using .NET Framework enumerations with Active Directory. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Today is part 3 of a 5-part series by guest blogger Adam Haynes with help along the way from his friend Shubert Somer. You will want to go back…


Weekend Scripter: Basics of .NET Framework Language

Summary: Two Microsoft PFEs discuss the basics of .NET Framework language elements as they relate to Windows PowerShell with examples from Active Directory. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Today is part 2 of a 5-part series written by guest blogger Adam Haynes with some help from his friend Shubert Somer. You can read…


Use a PowerShell Script to Show Active Directory Backup Status Info

Summary: Microsoft Active Directory PFE Adam Haynes talks about a Windows PowerShell script he wrote to find Active Directory backup status without using repadmin. Ed Wilson is here. Today is the first of five guest blogs written by Microsoft PFE Adam Haynes with some help along the way from his friend Microsoft PFE Shubert Somer….