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Beginner Event 1 of the 2012 Scripting Games uses Windows PowerShell to identify a working set of processes.
Advanced Event 1 of the 2012 Scripting Games asks you to review a coworker’s script.
Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about a couple of issues he saw while grading scripts for the 2012 Windows PowerShell Scripting Games.
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In Beginner Event 2, you have to find stoppable running services.
In Beginner Event 4, you are required to compare two folders after completing to a backup.
In Beginner Event 8, you are required to determine if a computer is a desktop computer or a laptop computer.
Beginner Event 3 of the 2012 Scripting Games requires you to create a file in a folder that may or may not exist.
In Advanced Event 2, you must find information about remote and local services.
Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about handling output to the Windows PowerShell console while using the pipeline.
In Beginner Event 9, you are required to search the event log for specific entries.
In this blog, Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about problems that can arise when using Windows PowerShell positional parameters.
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In Beginner Event 6, you are required to compute the uptime for the local computer.
In Advanced Event 4, you are required to determine which folders consume the most space.
In Advanced Event 7, you are required to search all Windows logs for the most recent event.
In Beginner Event 5, you are required to provide the source and number of errors from the application log.
In Advanced Event 6, you are required to compute the uptime for multiple servers.
In Advanced Event 5, you will produce a report that lists the number of errors from all the traditional logs on a particular server.
Microsoft Windows PowerShell MVP, Thomas Lee, provides expert commentary for 2012 Scripting Games Beginner Event 1.
In Beginner Event 7, you are required to display a list of all enabled logs on the computer that contain at least one entry.
Advanced Event 3 of the 2012 Scripting Games challenges you to create a log file that appends each time a person logs on to the network.
Microsoft senior software engineer on the Windows PowerShell team, Lee Holmes, provides expert commentary for 2012 Scripting Games Advanced Event 6.
In Beginner Event 10, you are required to collect performance counter information about your CPU.