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  • Blog Post: Comparing PowerShell PSSessions and CIM Sessions

    Summary : Guest blogger, Trevor Sullivan, compares Windows PowerShell PSSessions and CIM sessions. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Today we have the exciting conclusion to Honorary Scripting Guy , Trevor Sullivan’s guest blog series on CIM. To see more of Trevor’s guest posts...
  • Blog Post: Invoking CIM Methods with PowerShell

    Summary : Guest blogger, Trevor Sullivan, talks about invoking CIM methods via Windows PowerShell. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Today we have another guest post from Trevor Sullivan. Trevor is an Honorary Scripting Guy , and a recognized Microsoft Community Contributor (MCC). To see...
  • Blog Post: Use PowerShell to Manipulate Information with CIM

    Summary : Guest blogger, Trevor Sullivan, talks about using Windows PowerShell and CIM to manipulate information. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Today we have a guest post from Trevor Sullivan. Trevor is an Honorary Scripting Guy , and a recognized Microsoft Community Contributor (MCC...
  • Blog Post: Introduction to the CIMCmdlets PowerShell Module

    Summary : Guest blogger, Trevor Sullivan, talks about using the CIM module in Windows PowerShell. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Today we have a guest post from Trevor Sullivan. Trevor is an Honorary Scripting Guy , and a recognized Microsoft Community Contributor (MCC). To see more...
  • Blog Post: What is CIM and Why Should I Use It in PowerShell?

    Summary : Honorary Scripting Guy and guest blogger, Trevor Sullivan, explores CIM and using it with Windows PowerShell. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Today we have a guest post from Trevor Sullivan. Trevor is an Honorary Scripting Guy and a recognized Microsoft Community Contributor...
  • Blog Post: PowerTip: Use PowerShell to Find WMI Classes Related to Disks

    Summary : Use Windows PowerShell 3.0 to help find WMI classes related to disks. How can I find WMI classes that will return information about disks on my local computer? Use the Get-CimClass cmdlet in Windows PowerShell 3.0. Use a wildcard character for the class name, and use the QualifierName...
  • Blog Post: Use PowerShell and WMI to Find Wireless Keyboard & Mouse

    Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about using Windows PowerShell and WMI to find a wireless keyboard or mouse attached to a system. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Yesterday, we had a great time at the Windows PowerShell user group meeting at the Microsoft Office in Munich...
  • Blog Post: PowerTip: Use PowerShell to Find WMI Classes with a Specific Property

    Summary : Use Windows PowerShell to find WMI classes that contain a specific property. How can I use Windows PowerShell to help find a WMI class that contains a specific property? Use the Get-CimClass cmdlet in Windows PowerShell 3.0, and use the specific property name or a wildcard pattern to...
  • Blog Post: Weekend Scripter: Use PowerShell to Find the Version of Windows

    Summary : The Scripting Wife learns about using Windows PowerShell to find computer hardware information in prep for the 2013 Scripting Games. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. This morning did not start with a nice leisurely cup of tea on the lanai at home. Instead, it started by rushing...
  • Blog Post: Use PowerShell to Modify WMI Data Such as Drive Labels

    Summary: The Scripting Wife learns how to use the CIM cmdlets and Windows PowerShell to assign a new drive label by modifying WMI data. Weekend Scripter: Changing WMI information Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Well yesterday, after we got through an extremely long security line at...
  • Blog Post: Use PowerShell to Find Installed Video Codecs on Windows 8

    Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about using Windows PowerShell to find installed video codecs on Windows 8. Hey, Scripting Guy! Dude, I am in trouble. Big time! Last week, I installed Windows 8 on the laptops used by all our department heads and front-line supervisors. I thought...
  • Blog Post: Use Hidden WMI Classes and PowerShell to Discover HID Info

    Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about using two WMI classes from the root\wmi namespace to reveal additional HID hardware information. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Well, the Scripting Wife and I returned from Europe yesterday. It is good to be home, but we will miss...