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  • Blog Post: Use PowerShell to Check the License Status of Windows 8

    Summary : Use Windows PowerShell and WMI to determine the number of days remaining on an evaluation copy of Windows 8. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. One of the cool features in Windows 8 is that it has Hyper-V built-in to it. This means that I can use the cool new Hyper-V cmdlets to...
  • Blog Post: My Five Favorite PowerShell 3.0 Tips and Tricks

    Summary : Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, shares his top five Windows PowerShell 3.0 tips and tricks. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Today marks a red letter day. No, we have not yet sold out Windows PowerShell Saturday in Charlotte, North Carolina (but we are really close). And...
  • Blog Post: PowerShell updatable help updated!

    Summary: A recent update to Windows PowerShell help removed parameter data types from the syntax block. This is now fixed. Hello all you Windows PowerShell enthusiasts! As you know, Downloadable Help for Windows PowerShell has been available since Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 introduced it...
  • Blog Post: Changes to TechNet Library Scripting Node

    I wanted to make you aware of some changes we’re making to the Scripting node in the Microsoft TechNet Library.  Summary The Scripting node in the TechNet Library has been renamed Scripting with Windows PowerShell , and will contain Windows PowerShell language documentation and cmdlet help for multiple...
  • Blog Post: Use PowerShell 3.0 to Work with Network Adapters

    Summary : Learn how to use the Get-NetAdapter CIM cmdlet in Windows PowerShell 3.0. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. I must live a rather boring life—although to be honest, it does not really seem to be so boring. Or perhaps, I am just a geek. What am I talking about? I am really...