Learn How to Use the Free PowerShell ISE to Edit Scripts

Summary: Learn about using the Windows PowerShell ISE to edit scripts, and to modify the script execution policy in this step-by-step blog.  Hey, Scripting Guy! I have a problem. I was following your blog yesterday about  typing long commands inside the Windows PowerShell ISE, and I saved my work because I did not want to…


Use the PowerShell ISE to Work with Long Commands

Summary: Learn how to use the Windows PowerShell ISE to work with long commands and make things easier to understand.  Hey, Scripting Guy! I don’t get the purpose of the Windows PowerShell ISE. I mean, we have the Windows PowerShell console, and most of the time, all I am doing is typing a few commands…


Create a Really Cool PowerShell ISE Profile

Summary: Learn how to create a powerful Windows PowerShell ISE profile by running a single script.   Microsoft Scripting Guy Ed Wilson here. One of the problems with writing a daily blog is that after a while, you end with a huge collection of articles and scripts. When I got a new laptop, and immediately…


Modify the PowerShell ISE to Remove Aliases from Scripts

Summary: In this weekend scripter blog, learn how to modify the Windows PowerShell ISE so that it automatically removes aliases from a script. Weekend Scripter Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, here. The PowerShell Deep Dive in Las Vegas, Nevada was a real treat. The Scripting Wife and I both enjoyed meeting all of the people…

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Add Code Snippets to Your Script by Using the PowerShell ISE

Summary: Learn how to modify the Windows PowerShell ISE to automatically add code snippets.   Microsoft Scripting Guy Ed Wilson here. There are advantages and disadvantages to using multiple computers. One of the advantages is that I get to see where I have assumed a dependency on some particular thing that I did not know…

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Use PowerShell to Download and Install Internet Code Snippets

  Summary: Learn how to use Windows PowerShell to download code snippets from the Internet and install them for use in the Windows PowerShell ISE.   Microsoft Scripting Guy Ed Wilson here. It seems as if there is an old song that rather describes things right now. It goes somewhat like this: The weather outside…

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Use PowerShell to Parse Saved Performance Counter Logs

Summary: Learn how to use the Import-Counter cmdlet in Windows PowerShell to parse saved performance counter log files. Hey, Scripting Guy! We have configured a series of custom performance monitor logs that run as scheduled tasks and collect monitoring information. The problem is that I never seem to have time to run Performance Monitor to…

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Use PowerShell to Check Your Server’s Performance

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, teaches you how to use Windows PowerShell to check your server’s performance. Hey, Scripting Guy! I need to use Windows PowerShell to collect performance information from my servers, but I also would like to parse the data after it is collected. Is that something I can do with Windows…

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Weekend Scripter: Create a Holiday Greeting Using PowerShell and WPF

   Summary: Microsoft PFE Chris Bellee from Australia shows how to use Windows PowerShell and WPF to create a holiday greeting.   Microsoft Scripting Guy Ed Wilson here. It is almost the end of the year and we have decided to devote some posts to the holiday season. We even have guest bloggers from around…

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A Windows PowerShell Carol: Ebenezer Script Creates Text Files

Summary: A Windows PowerShell Carol in which Ebenezer Script learns how to create and to delete text files using PowerShell.   Hey, Scripting Guy! Will Ebenezer Script ever see how easy it is to use Windows PowerShell to work with text files? — SK   Hello SK, Microsoft Scripting Guy Ed Wilson here. It is…

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