Expert Commentary: 2012 Scripting Games Advanced Event 7

Summary: Microsoft MVP, Tome Tanasovski, provides expert commentary for 2012 Scripting Games Advanced Event 7. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Tome Tanasovski is the expert commentator for Advanced Event 7. Tome is a Windows engineer for a market-leading global financial services firm in New York City. He is the founder and leader of…


Expert Commentary: 2012 Scripting Games Beginner Event 7

Summary: Microsoft PFE, Michael Frommhold, provides expert commentary for 2012 Scripting Games Beginner Event 7. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Michael Frommhold is the expert commentator for Beginner Event 7. Michael is a senior premier field engineer for Microsoft Germany. His technology foci are Active Directory, development (.NET, PoSh, VBS) and platforms. Apart…


Scripting Wife’s Hints for Beginner Event 7

Summary: The Scripting Wife details her experience creating a script for Beginner Event 7 in the 2012 Scripting Games. I will tell you what…sometimes I wonder about that Script Monkey. Actually, it is more than just sometimes. I thought this event was just a wee bit too hard. My score will probably drop several notches….

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2012 Scripting Games Advanced Event 7: Search Windows Logs

  Summary: In Advanced Event 7, you are required to search all Windows logs for the most recent event. About this event Division Advanced Date of Event 4/10/2012 12:01 AM Due Date 4/17/2012 12:01 AM  Event scenario You are troubleshooting a problem with your Windows 7 laptop, and you hope to find some clues to…


2012 Scripting Games Beginner Event 7: Display a List of Enabled Logs

  Summary: In Beginner Event 7, you are required to display a list of all enabled logs on the computer that contain at least one entry.   About this event Division Beginner Date of Event 4/10/2012 12:01 AM Due Date 4/17/2012 12:01 AM   Event scenario On a Windows 7 computer, nearly 500 logs provide…


Expert Solution for 2011 Scripting Games Beginner Event 7: Use PowerShell to Get the Number of Days Between Dates

Summary: Microsoft PFE, Michael Frommhold, uses Windows PowerShell to get the number of days between two dates as he solves Beginner Event 7 in one line of code. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, here. Michael Frommhold is the author for the expert commentary on Beginner Event 7. Michael has been a PFE in Germany since…

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Scripting Wife comments on 2011 Scripting Games event 7

Hey, everybody … I am on a roll. Another excellent scripting games event – if I do say so myself. This event was also a one line command … boy, I will tell you what, I am starting to feel like a real PowerShell person. I had to do a bit of digging around because…

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The 2011 Scripting Games Advanced Event 7: Map User's Names and Twitter Names with PowerShell

Summary: Advanced Event 7 in 2011 Scripting Games uses Windows PowerShell to map user’s names to Twitter names. About this event Division Advanced Date of Event 4/12/2011 12:15 AM Due Date 4/19/2011 12:15 AM Event scenario You are enjoying using Twitter. Unfortunately, Twitter usernames are not always easily understandable. You would like to be able…

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The 2011 Scripting Games Beginner Event 7: Easily Determine Days Between Dates by Using PowerShell

Summary: Beginner Event 7 uses Windows PowerShell to determine the number of days between dates. About this event Division Beginner Date of Event 4/12/2011 12:01 AM Due Date 4/19/2011 12:01 AM Event scenario Your company’s fiscal year ends on July 31. Recently, they implemented a “use it or lose it” budgetary policy in which budget…

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