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  • Blog Post: PowerShell Spotlight: Scripting Guys at Ignite

    Summary : Microsoft PowerShell MVP, Teresa Wilson, talks about plans for the Scripting Guys booth at Ignite in Chicago. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Today we have Windows PowerShell MVP, Teresa Wilson (aka The Scripting Wife) with another edition of PowerShell Spotlight... It is...
  • Blog Post: Weekend Scripter: Special Charlotte PowerShell User Group Meeting

    Summary : On April 22, the Charlotte Windows PowerShell User Group will host Lee Holmes and Paul Higginbotham. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Sometimes things just work out. The other day, I received an email from Lee Holmes. He is speaking at the Windows PowerShell Summit, which will...
  • Blog Post: Weekend Scripter: Use PowerShell to Find Longest Cmdlet Name

    Summary : Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about using Windows PowerShell to find the longest cmdlet name. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. This is an exciting time of the year, as we get ready for the PowerShell Summit in Charlotte and for the Microsoft Ignite conference in Chicago...
  • Blog Post: PSImaging Part 3: Group-ImageFile

    Summary : Guest blogger, Ben Vierck, talks about grouping similar images with Windows PowerShell. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Today we have Ben Vierck back for Part 3 in his series about images. Before you begin, you might like to read: PSImaging Part 1: Test-Image PSImaging...
  • Blog Post: Weekend Scripter: Use PowerShell to Create Folder

    Summary : Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about using Windows PowerShell to create folders. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. I am not a huge fan of using a mouse. In fact, the more things I can do from Windows PowerShell the better. It is a huge waste of time for me when I have...
  • Blog Post: Weekend Scripter: Avoid PowerShell Scripting—Use GUI Tools

    Summary : Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about exporting queries from the event log tool. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. It has long been a truism (at least with things related to computers): powerful is opposite of simple. I can have a tool that is powerful, but with that...
  • Blog Post: Weekend Scripter: Use PowerShell to Update SSL Bindings

    Summary : Microsoft IIS MVP, Terri Donahue, talks about using Windows PowerShell to update SSL bindings. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Today, please welcome back IIS MVP, Terri Donahue . Terri is an IIS MVP, but she also attends the Charlotte PowerShell User Group meetings and events...
  • Blog Post: PowerShell Spotlight: Windows PowerShell User Groups

    Summary : Windows PowerShell MVP, Teresa Wilson, talks about Windows PowerShell user groups in this edition of PowerShell Spotlight. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Today is the last Saturday of the month, and that means it is PowerShell Spotlight time. Here is our guest blogger for the...
  • Blog Post: Weekend Scripter: Add Comment to Word Doc

    Summary : Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about using Windows PowerShell to add a comment to a Microsoft Word document. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. I spend a lot of time using Microsoft Word. In fact, I spend more time using Word than Microsoft Outlook—and that is...
  • Blog Post: Weekend Scripter: Fun Things to Do with PowerShell

    Summary : Windows PowerShell MVP, Teresa Wilson, talks about fun things to do with Windows PowerShell. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Today we have a guest blog post from Microsoft Honorary Scripting Guy and Windows PowerShell MVP, Teresa Wilson, who shares some fun things to do with...
  • Blog Post: Weekend Scripter: Control Processes with PowerShell

    Summary : Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about using Windows PowerShell to control processes. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. This morning I am made a pot of Masala Chai. I found a pretty good recipe when I was doing a Bing search: Indian Masala Chai . One of my pet peeves...
  • Blog Post: Weekend Scripter: German PowerShell Community Conference

    Summary : Windows PowerShell MVP, Tobias Weltner, talks about the Windows PowerShell Community Conference in Germany. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. I'm drooling today because of the information in this blog post. Teresa and I love to go to Germany. Our last two major vacations have...
  • Blog Post: Weekend Scripter: Use PowerShell to Synchronize Delegated Admin Passwords

    Summary : Microsoft PFE and Honorary Scripting Guy, Ian Farr, discusses using Windows PowerShell to synchronize delegated administrator passwords. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Guest blogger and Honorary Scripting Guy, Ian Farr, is back with us today for the conclusion of his series...
  • Blog Post: Weekend Scripter: Use PowerShell to Delegate Administrator of RODCs

    Summary : Microsoft PFE, Ian Farr, discusses using Windows PowerShell to delegate administrator of RODC. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Today we have Honorary Scripting Guy and Microsoft PFE, Ian Farr, back for more words of wisdom... Welcome to the third post in a four part series...
  • Blog Post: Weekend Scripter: Use PowerShell to Troubleshoot Group Policy Part 2

    Summary : Guest blogger, Alex Verboon, continues his series about using Windows PowerShell to troubleshoot Group Policy. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Welcome back guest blogger, Alex Verboon. Today Alex adds to his previous blog about using Windows PowerShell to troubleshoot Group...
  • Blog Post: 2014 Honorary Scripting Guys Announced

    Summary : The Honorary Scripting Guys for 2014 are announced. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. I have been pretty busy, with missing work because of my ear surgery and the holidays and all, so I enlisted the help of the Scripting Wife, Teresa, to write the latest Honorary Scripting Guys...
  • Blog Post: Weekend Scripter: The Changing Nature of Documentation

    Summary : Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about the changing nature of documentation. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. This week, we announced Microsoft HoloLens during the Windows 10: The Next Chapter webcast. I mean, I want one—badly. This is going to be an incredible...
  • Blog Post: Weekend Scripter: Approximate the Value of Pi from a Polygon

    Summary : Microsoft senior software engineer, Firaz Samet, shows how to use Windows PowerShell to approximate the value of pi from a polygon. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Today we have a guest blog post from Firaz Samet in honor of Pi (π) Day. I will turn the blog over… ...
  • Blog Post: Weekend Scripter: Use PowerShell to Remotely Create Scheduled Task and Folder

    Summary : Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about using Windows PowerShell to remotely create a scheduled task and folder. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. On Friday in Use PowerShell to Create Scheduled Task in New Folder , I created a pretty long Windows PowerShell script that...
  • Blog Post: Weekend Scripter: Use PowerShell to Document Scheduled Tasks

    Summary : Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about using Windows PowerShell to document scheduled tasks. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. One of the really cool things about Windows PowerShell is the way that it builds on itself. When I learn a little bit about Windows PowerShell...
  • Blog Post: Weekend Scripter: Run a Scheduled Task to Check DSC

    Summary : Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about running a scheduled task to perform a consistency check for DSC. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. One of the things I love to do is to automate things. Not only scripts. Not only Windows PowerShell. I also like to automate scheduled...
  • Blog Post: Weekend Scripter: Where Is the DSC Documentation?

    Summary : Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about where to find documentation for Windows PowerShell Desired State Configuration (DSC). Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. One of the things that sometimes surprises me, is when I am talking to IT pros and I hear something like, “I...
  • Blog Post: Weekend Scripter: The Best Ways to Learn PowerShell

    Summary : PowerShell MVP, Teresa Wilson, talks about the best ways to learn Windows PowerShell. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Today we have a guest post by Windows PowerShell MVP, Teresa Wilson, aka The Scripting Wife. I asked her to talk a little bit about how one goes about learning...
  • Blog Post: Weekend Scripter: Why Should I Learn PowerShell?

    Summary : Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about why you should learn Windows PowerShell. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. The other day, I ran into an IT pro at the mall. He recognized me and started talking to me. It was like, dude, I was trapped. It turned out that he was cool...
  • Blog Post: Weekend Scripter: Playing with PowerShell Prompt

    Summary : Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about playing with the Windows PowerShell prompt. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. It is time to round up all of those end-of-the-year kinds of things. This is, in fact, the last weekend Hey, Scripting Guy! Blog post of 2014. Not sure...