Help: It Says Run a PowerShell Script

Summary: Ed Wilson, Microsoft Scripting Guy, talks about running a Windows PowerShell script. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Ninety two degrees Fahrenheit and sunny—that is what the weather is supposed to be this Saturday in Jacksonville when Teresa and I will be speaking at the Jacksonville IT Pro Camp. I can’t think of…


Weekend Scripter: Use PowerShell to Hide Processes in Windows

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about using Windows PowerShell to easily hide processes in Windows. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. One of the things I used to have problems with when I was a network administrator, was running scripts on systems without a text box demanding attention from the user. In…

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Weekend Scripter: Pin PowerShell Script to Start Screen

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about pinning a Windows PowerShell script to the Windows 8.1 Start screen. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. The other day, the Scripting Wife and I had a couple of neighbors over for dinner. While munching on snacks, he said that he had recently upgraded his laptop…


2014 Winter PowerShell Scripting Games Wrap Up #4

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, continues his Scripting Games 2014 wrap up with a discussion of error and verbose message streams. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Things are starting to settle down here in the scripting household. Windows PowerShell Saturday #007 was a rousing success in Charlotte, North Carolina. Valentine’s Day was…


Weekend Scripter: Use PowerShell to Start Hidden Process

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about using Windows PowerShell to start a hidden process. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. This morning I decided to try something a bit different. I am having a cup of English Breakfast tea, but I added strawberry leaves, blackberry leaves, marshmallow root, and a cinnamon stick….


Are You Safe?

Summary: Windows PowerShell MVP, Jeffery Hicks, talks about profiling scripts. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Today we have as our guest blogger, Jeffery Hicks, Windows PowerShell MVP and author. To read more of Jeff’s previous guest posts, see these Hey, Scripting Guy! Blog posts. Jeffery Hicks is a Microsoft MVP in Windows PowerShell,…


Automating DiskPart with Windows PowerShell: Part 5

Summary: Use Windows PowerShell to build scripts to automate DiskPart.  Hey, Scripting Guy! Can we build a DISKPART script to automatically format USB drives as bootable? —SH  Hello SH, Honorary Scripting Guy, Sean Kearney, here. I’m filling in for our good friend, Ed Wilson. It’s Friday and Ed has had a long week (and a…


Automating DiskPart with Windows PowerShell: Part 4

Summary: Use Windows PowerShell to build scripts to automate DiskPart.  Hey, Scripting Guy! Can we use Windows PowerShell to return information from DiskPart as an object? —SH  Hello SH, Honorary Scripting Guy, Sean Kearney, here. I’m filling in for our good friend, Ed Wilson. He’s got tie’s everywhere! Ties all over his property! The problem…


Automating DiskPart with Windows PowerShell: Part 3

Summary: Honorary Scripting Guy, Sean Kearney, continues his series about using Windows PowerShell to build scripts to automate DiskPart.  Hey, Scripting Guy! I saw yesterday how you could pull information from DISKPART with Windows PowerShell. I noticed the size of the disks was shown in GB or MB. Is there any way to convert that…


Automating DiskPart with Windows PowerShell: Part 2

Summary: Honorary Scripting Guy, Sean Kearney, continues his series about using Windows Powershell to build scripts to automate DiskPart.  Hey, Scripting Guy! I saw yesterday that you can use Windows PowerShell to build a small script for DiskPart, but how can I make the information useful? —SH  Hello SH, Honorary Scripting Guy, Sean Kearney, here….