Weekend Scripter: Change Internet Explorer Start Page via PowerShell

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about using Windows PowerShell to change the Internet Start page on his Microsoft Surface . Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. It is no secret that I love my Microsoft Surface. Just before our trip to Europe, I bought a nice Microsoft Surface Pro 2 with extra…

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Don't Write Scripts, Write PowerShell Modules

Summary: The Microsoft Scripting Guys talk about turning three scripts into a single module to configure basic desktop tasks.   Microsoft Scripting Guy Ed Wilson here. I have spent the last several days building a new computer. The following photo shows me working on my new computer. It actually took me only a couple of…


Use PowerShell to Detect Version of Internet Explorer

   Summary: Learn how to use Windows PowerShell to detect the version of Internet Explorer that is running on your computer.   In this post: Access Environment Variables using a VBS Script Version Control for PowerShell Scripts Detect Internet Explorer Versions   Access Environment Variables using a VBS Script Hey, Scripting Guy! How do I…

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Use PowerShell to Identify Causes of Internet Explorer Crashes

Summary: The Microsoft Scripting Guys show how to use Windows PowerShell to identify applications that cause Internet Explorer to crash.   Hey, Scripting Guy! I am the network administrator where I work. I do mean the network administrator. I do everything from server configuration and installation, to user help desktop support. Our network is something…

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Hey, Scripting Guy! How Can I Change My Internet Explorer Home Page?

Hey, Scripting Guy! I just found out that Internet Explorer 7 and even Internet Explorer 8 Beta 2 allows you to have multiple home pages. This is like soooo cool. I would like to be able to write a script that uses Windows PowerShell to change the start page to the Script Center. It would…

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