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  • Blog Post: Use PowerShell to Archive a Folder and Copy to Server

    Summary : Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about using Windows PowerShell to create a .zip archive folder and copy it to a server. Hey, Scripting Guy! I have a folder that contains scripts. I update these scripts from time-to-time. I like to store the scripts on a central shared server. To...
  • Blog Post: Use PowerShell to Create Archive and Send Email

    Summary : Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, shows how to use Windows PowerShell to create a .zip archive and email it. Hey, Scripting Guy! I have a number of files that I would like to archive on a regular basis to a .zip file. I need to email that .zip file as an attachment. I do this every week...
  • Blog Post: PowerTip: Use PowerShell to Copy Source to Multiple Destinations

    Summary : Use Windows PowerShell to copy a source directory to multiple destinations. How can I use Windows PowerShell to make multiple backup copies of a source directory without wasting a lot of time mousing around? Copying a single source directory to multiple destinations can be a single line...
  • Blog Post: Use PowerShell to Extract Zipped Files

    Summary : Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about using Windows PowerShell to extract zipped files. Hey, Scripting Guy! I need to be able to work with zipped files from time-to-time. Often I store files in a zip archive so they are portable. I know how to copy the .zip archive from one place...
  • Blog Post: Use PowerShell to Zip Multiple Folders

    Summary : Use Windows PowerShell to create a .zip archive of multiple folders. Hey, Scripting Guy! I need to compress multiple folders before I attempt to archive them. I would like to do this without having to install additional software. Can you help? —DR Hello DR, Microsoft Scripting...
  • Blog Post: Use PowerShell to Back Up Word Docs

    Summary : Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about using Windows PowerShell to make a backup of all Word documents. Hey, Scripting Guy! I need some help. I routinely edit Microsoft Word documents, but because of the changes I make to the file, I like to keep the original file intact. So what...