IT Pros will be interested in the new Codeplex site on MSDN. Yes, the focus is on serving the needs of Devs, but then, 1/3 of you IT Pros identify as Devs too! A search of their free (Windows LiveID signin required) code examples may turn up things of use, for example:
...and more. Happy hunting.
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