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Advanced Event 1 of the 2012 Scripting Games asks you to review a coworker’s script.
Beginner Event 1 of the 2012 Scripting Games uses Windows PowerShell to identify a working set of processes.
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.
In Beginner Event 2, you have to find stoppable running services.
In Advanced Event 2, you must find information about remote and local services.
In Advanced Event 6, you are required to compute the uptime for multiple servers.
In Advanced Event 7, you are required to search all Windows logs for the most recent event.
In Beginner Event 9, you are required to search the event log for specific entries.
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 4, you are required to determine which folders consume the most space.
In Beginner Event 5, you are required to provide the source and number of errors from the application log.
In Beginner Event 7, you are required to display a list of all enabled logs on the computer that contain at least one entry.
In Beginner Event 6, you are required to compute the uptime for the local computer.
In Advanced Event 5, you will produce a report that lists the number of errors from all the traditional logs on a particular server.
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.
In Beginner Event 10, you are required to collect performance counter information about your CPU.
In Advanced Event 10, you want to create a CSV log file of all the counters in the Processor counter set.
The Scripting Wife offers her suggestions for completing the PowerShell Scripting Games Beginner Event 4.
Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, provides a look from inside the trenches about how the 2012 Scripting Games are progressing.
In Advanced Event 9, you are required to perform a hardware inventory and write the information to an XML file.
Microsoft senior software engineer on the Windows PowerShell team, Lee Holmes, provides expert commentary for 2012 Scripting Games Advanced Event 6.
In Advanced Event 8, you are required to enable and disable network adapters.
The Scripting Wife discusses what she has learned in the last several Scripting Games.
Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, discusses some of the early entries to the 2012 Windows PowerShell Scripting Games.