Use PowerShell to Download and Install DSC Resource Kit

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, writes a Windows PowerShell script to download and install the Desired State Configuration Resource Kit. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Today I want to talk a little bit about downloading and installing the latest wave of the Windows PowerShell Desired State Configuration (DSC) Resource Kit. It is…


Use PowerShell to Automatically Download TechEd 2012 Sessions

Summary: Microsoft PowerShell MVP, Marco Shaw, shows how to use Windows PowerShell to download TechEd 2012 session content. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Today we have a guest blogger, Windows PowerShell MVP, Marco Shaw. For more from Marco, read his other Hey, Scripting Guy! guest blogs. Here’s Marco… I wrote a Windows PowerShell…


Weekend Scripter: Use PowerShell and BITS to Simplify Downloading Large Files

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about using the Windows PowerShell BITS module to download large files. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. One of the cool things about my job—OK, so there are many cool things about my job—but one of the things that I just geek out on, is access to…


Use PowerShell 3.0 to Easily Download 60 Spanned Files

Summary: Windows PowerShell MVP, Marco Shaw, talks about using a Windows PowerShell 3.0 cmdlet to download 60 virtual machine files from the Microsoft download site. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Today we have a guest blog from Windows PowerShell MVP, Marco Shaw. Take it away Marco… I was pretty excited when I recently…


Expert Solution for 2011 Scripting Games Advanced Event 7: Use PowerShell and Regex to Get Twitter IDs from a Web Page

Summary: Microsoft Windows PowerShell MVP, Tome Tanasovski, uses regular expressions to get Twitter IDs from a web page while solving Advanced Event 7 in 2011 Scripting Games. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, here. Tome Tanasovski is the expert commentator for Advanced Event 7. Tome is a Windows engineer for a market-leading, global financial services firm…

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Expert Solution for 2011 Scripting Games Advanced Event 6: Use PowerShell to Get Twitter IDs from a Web Page

Summary: Microsoft Windows PowerShell senior software engineer, Lee Holmes, solves 2011 Scripting Games Advanced Event 6 and gets Twitter IDs from a web page. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, here. Today we have Lee Holmes as our expert commentator for Advanced Event 6. Lee Holmes is a senior software engineer on the Microsoft Windows PowerShell…

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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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Scripting Wife Learns About Unblocking Files in PowerShell

Summary: The Scripting Wife learns how to unblock files that are downloaded from the Internet by using Windows PowerShell and a Sysinternals tool. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, here. It is two days until the 2011 Scripting Games kick off. Things are quiet right now, and I am enjoying a chance to catch my breath…

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Use PowerShell to Download Files from the Internet

Summary: Learn how to use Windows PowerShell to download files from the Internet and other cool tasks in today’s Quick-Hits Friday. In this Post: Working with Windows PowerShell Group Policy Cmdlets Using PowerShell to Log In to an HTTPS Website PowerShell Best Practices  VBScript for Setting SACLs and DACLs on Registry Keys Using PowerShell to…

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