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  • Blog Post: Convert Hexadecimal to ASCII Using PowerShell

    Summary : Superhero BATCHman defeats evil Hextor and converts hexadecimal to ASCII to retrieve passwords. Microsoft Scripting Guy Ed Wilson here. Sean Kearney is back again, and this time he delivers Episode 7 of the BATCHman series. Whenever trouble happens in systems and people will...
  • Blog Post: Use PowerShell to Pass Parameters to VBScript

    Summary : Learn how to use Windows PowerShell to pass parameters to VBScript scripts and to console applications. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, here. This week we will have one guest blogger for the entire week. Sean Kearney has written a series of blog posts about Windows PowerShell and the...
  • Blog Post: Weekend Scripter: Using Windows PowerShell to Make a Marquee

    Summary: Learn how to display output as moving text by using Windows PowerShell and easy to use techniques. Microsoft Scripting Guy Ed Wilson here. After a long, hot and oppressive summer, Fall has descended upon Charlotte, North Carolina in the United States. The wife (who also scripts) and I...
  • Blog Post: Work with Legacy Exit Codes in PowerShell

    Summary : Microsoft Windows PowerShell MVP, Sean Kearney, talks about working with legacy exit codes in Windows PowerShell. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, here. This week we will have one guest blogger for the entire week. Sean Kearney has written a series of blog posts about Windows PowerShell...
  • Blog Post: Get Legacy Exit Codes in PowerShell

    Summary : Learn how to get exit codes from legacy programs or VBScript script from inside Windows PowerShell. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, here. This week we will have one guest blogger for the entire week. Sean Kearney has written a series of blog posts about Windows PowerShell and the Legacy...
  • Blog Post: Create a Truly Advanced PowerShell Function

    Summary : Learn how to create a true advanced function that interacts with the Windows PowerShell pipeline. Microsoft Scripting Guy Ed Wilson here. Sean Kearney, Microsoft Windows PowerShell MVP, has been burning up the keyboard lately with ideas for guest blog posts. I hate to disappoint him by not...
  • Blog Post: Use PowerShell to Pass Credentials to Legacy Systems

    Summary : Microsoft Windows PowerShell MVP, Sean Kearney, teaches how to use passwords in a script and talk to legacy systems. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, here. This week we will have one guest blogger for the entire week. Sean Kearney has written a series of blog posts about Windows PowerShell...
  • Blog Post: Useless Typing…or Playing with PowerShell

    Summary : Microsoft Windows PowerShell MVP, Sean Kearney, talks about a fun Windows PowerShell script he calls “useless typing.” Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, here. This week we will have one guest blogger for the entire week. Sean Kearney has written a series of blog posts about...
  • Blog Post: Use PowerShell String Techniques to Create User Names for Active Directory

    Summary : Microsoft PowerShell MVP, Sean Kearney, shows how to use Windows PowerShell string techniques to create user names for Active Directory. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. It is time for PowerShell in Blueville Part 3 with Honorary Scripting Guy and Windows PowerShell MVP, Sean...
  • Blog Post: Use the KISS Principle for Your PowerShell Script

    Summary : Microsoft Windows PowerShell MVP, Sean Kearney, teaches how to use the KISS principle for your Windows PowerShell script. Weekend Scripter Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, here. Sean Kearney graces us with his words of wisdom today as our guest blogger. Sean Kearney is an...
  • Blog Post: Expert Solution for 2011 Scripting Games Beginner Event 6: Parse the Windows Update Log for Errors with PowerShell

    Summary : Microsoft MVP, Sean Kearney, uses Windows PowerShell to solve 2011 Scripting Games Beginner Event 6 and parse the Windows update log for errors. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, here. Today we have Sean Kearney to provide his solution for Beginner Event 6. Sean Kearney is an infrastructure...
  • Blog Post: Draw Boxes and Lines in the Windows PowerShell Console Host

    Summary : Microsoft MVP Sean Kearney shows how to draw boxes and lines in the Windows PowerShell console while scripting three reusable functions. Microsoft Scripting Guy Ed Wilson here. Just when I thought it was safe to open my email, I get a tweet from Sean Kearney saying he has a present for...
  • Blog Post: A Windows PowerShell Carol: Ebenezer Script Integrates with VBScript

    Summary: A Windows PowerShell Carol in which Ebenezer Script learns how to integrate VBScript with PowerShell. Hey, Scripting Guy! Will Ebenezer Script learn how to integrate VBScript with Windows PowerShell? -- JS Hello JS, Microsoft Scripting Guy Ed Wilson here. It is almost the end...
  • Blog Post: Use PowerShell to Leverage Existing VBScript Scripts

    Summary : Learn how to use Windows PowerShell and still leverage your existing VBScript scripts. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, here. This week we will have one guest blogger for the entire week. Sean Kearney has written a series of blog posts about Windows PowerShell and the Legacy. I am not...
  • Blog Post: Use PowerShell and Regular Expressions to Parse Handle Output

    Summary : Windows PowerShell superhero BATCHman uses regular expressions to parse output from handle. Microsoft Scripting Guy Ed Wilson here. Today we have Episode 10 of the BATCHman series. Whenever trouble happens in systems and people will call, and darkness rolls out causing your fall...
  • Blog Post: BATCHman Uses PowerShell to Thwart Dr. Regex and Save the Zoo

    Summary : In this exciting episode, BATCHman uses Windows PowerShell and regular expressions to thwart the evil Dr. Regex and save the monkeys. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Sean Kearney is back with us for three more episodes of the thrilling BATCHman series. Today is Episode 4...
  • Blog Post: Weekend Scripter: Easily Explore XML Files with PowerShell

    Summary: Guest blogger and Microsoft MVP, Sean Kearney, shows how to explore XML files with Windows PowerShell in this beginner how-to article. Microsoft Scripting Guy Ed Wilson here. We have another guest blogger this weekend. Sean Kearney has been working away on his keyboard and is so forthcoming...
  • Blog Post: Use Console Apps to Supercharge PowerShell

    Summary : Learn how to supercharge your Windows PowerShell experience by using freely available console applications. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, here. This week we will have one guest blogger for the entire week. Sean Kearney has written a series of blog posts about Windows PowerShell and...
  • Blog Post: Hey, Scripting Guy! Awww—Windows PowerShell Plays Nice-Nice with VBScript and Batch!

    Hey, Scripting Guy! I would like to be able to integrate VBScript scripts into my Windows PowerShell code. I also have some batch files I wish I could use with Windows PowerShell. I do not want to have to rewrite code that works perfectly fine. Is this possible? -- SK Hello SK, Microsoft...
  • Blog Post: Learn How to Use Sysinternals Ntfsinfo Cmd in PowerShell

    Summary : Learn how to use Sysinternals ntfsinfo command in Windows PowerShell. Weekend Scripter: Windows PowerShell and the Legacy--Hero Worship Microsoft Scripting Guy Ed Wilson here. Sean Kearney writes today more about legacy and Windows PowerShell. See his first blog posts on the topic...
  • Blog Post: Create a Simple Graphical Interface for a PowerShell Script

    Summary : Learn how to create a simple graphical interface for a Windows PowerShell script. Weekend Scripter: Extending PowerShell to the GUI with Sapien Tools Microsoft Scripting Guy Ed Wilson here. Sean Kearney joins us again today as our guest blogger. Read more about Sean and his previous...
  • Blog Post: Working Around Legacy Redirection Issues with PowerShell

    Summary : Microsoft MVP Sean Kearney teaches a cool trick to work around legacy redirection issues in Windows PowerShell. Weekend Scripter: Legacy Man Strikes Again Microsoft Scripting Guy Ed Wilson here. Once again, Microsoft PowerShell MVP Sean Kearney has been writing some guest blog posts...