Don’t Translate File and Folder VBScript Scripts into PowerShell

Summary: Simplify your code and do not translate an old file and folder VBScript script into Windows PowerShell.  Hey, Scripting Guy! I know there are not really established patterns and practices for writing VBScript code, or even for writing Windows PowerShell script. But there is code that I like to use—over and over again. I…


Translate a VBScript Event Log Script to PowerShell, Dude…

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about translating a VBScript script that queries the Windows Event logs directly into Windows PowerShell.    Hey, Scripting Guy! Dude! I have this way cool VBScript script that I use every day to query the event logs on our servers. It receives all of the events and displays it…


Use PowerShell to Pass Parameters to VBScript

Summary: Learn how to use Windows PowerShell to pass parameters to VBScript scripts and to console applications. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, here. This week we will have one guest blogger for the entire week. Sean Kearney has written a series of blog posts about Windows PowerShell and the Legacy. I am not going to…

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Get Legacy Exit Codes in PowerShell

Summary: Learn how to get exit codes from legacy programs or VBScript script from inside Windows PowerShell. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, here. This week we will have one guest blogger for the entire week. Sean Kearney has written a series of blog posts about Windows PowerShell and the Legacy. I am not going to…

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A Windows PowerShell Carol: Ebenezer Script Integrates with VBScript

  Summary: A Windows PowerShell Carol in which Ebenezer Script learns how to integrate VBScript with PowerShell.   Hey, Scripting Guy! Will Ebenezer Script learn how to integrate VBScript with Windows PowerShell? — JS   Hello JS, Microsoft Scripting Guy Ed Wilson here. It is almost the end of the year and we have decided…

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