Restore NTFS Security Permissions by Using PowerShell

Summary: Superhero BATCHman restores NTFS security permissions using Windows PowerShell.   Microsoft Scripting Guy Ed Wilson here. Well, it is time once again for BATCHman. This time, it is Episode 12. Take it away, Sean. When the digital crash In a blink and a splash A gleam in the night To make all wrongs right…


BATCHman Writes a PowerShell Script to Automate Handle

Summary: Windows PowerShell superhero BATCHman writes a script to automate the Sysinternals Handle tool. Microsoft Scripting Guy Ed Wilson here. Today, we continue the BATCHman series as the titular hero battles Tapeworm.     When the digital crash In a blink and a splash A gleam in the night To make all wrongs right Our…


Use PowerShell and Regular Expressions to Parse Handle Output

Summary: Windows PowerShell superhero BATCHman uses regular expressions to parse output from handle.   Microsoft Scripting Guy Ed Wilson here. Today we have Episode 10 of the BATCHman series.   Whenever trouble happens in systems and people will call, and darkness rolls out causing your fall, Creatures of bits roam in the night, Shine to…


BATCHman Uses PowerShell to Identify and Unlock User Accounts

Summary: BATCHman shows how to use Windows PowerShell to locate and unlock user accounts in Active Directory.   Microsoft Scripting Guy Ed Wilson here. In the continuing saga of the world’s first Windows PowerShell superhero, BATCHman, and his faithful sidekick, Cmdlet, I once again present Windows PowerShell MVP and Honorary Scripting Guy Sean Kearney.  …


Use PowerShell to Manage Office 365

Summary: BATCHman battles The Consultant and uses Windows PowerShell to manage Office 365 easily.   Microsoft Scripting Guy Ed Wilson here. Sean Kearney brings us Episode 8 of the BATCHman series today.   Whenever trouble happens in systems and people will call, And darkness rolls out causing your fall, Creatures of bits roam in the…


Convert Hexadecimal to ASCII Using PowerShell

Summary: Superhero BATCHman defeats evil Hextor and converts hexadecimal to ASCII to retrieve passwords.   Microsoft Scripting Guy Ed Wilson here. Sean Kearney is back again, and this time he delivers Episode 7 of the BATCHman series.   Whenever trouble happens in systems and people will call, And darkness rolls out causing your fall, Creatures…


BATCHman Uses PowerShell to Import a CSV File into His SQL Server

Summary: Windows PowerShell superhero BATCHman quickly imports CSV data into his SQL Server.   Microsoft Scripting Guy Ed Wilson here. Sean Kearney is back today with Episode 6 of the BATCHman series. Note   You can read all gripping, engaging, informative, and downright funny BATCHman episodes.   Whenever trouble happens in systems and people will call,…


BATCHman Foils the Fowl Ping Win and Repairs the Registry

Summary: In this episode, superhero BATCHman foils the fowl villain Ping Win and repairs the registry.   Microsoft Scripting Guy Ed Wilson here. Today is Episode 5 of the BATCHman series by Sean Kearney. Note   You can read all gripping, engaging, informative, and downright funny BATCHman episodes. Whenever trouble happens in systems and people will…


BATCHman Uses PowerShell to Thwart Dr. Regex and Save the Zoo

Summary: In this exciting episode, BATCHman uses Windows PowerShell and regular expressions to thwart the evil Dr. Regex and save the monkeys.   Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Sean Kearney is back with us for three more episodes of the thrilling BATCHman series. Today is Episode 4. Whenever trouble happens in systems and…


BATCHman Faces the Distractful Poker and Recovers Deleted Active Directory Items

Summary: In today’s gripping episode, BATCHman squares off with the Distractful Poker and recovers items deleted from Active Directory Domain Services using Windows PowerShell.   Microsoft Scripting Guy Ed Wilson here. Windows PowerShell MVP Sean Kearney is with us again today with part 3 of the BATCHman series. Whenever trouble happens in systems and people…