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  • Blog Post: 2012 Scripting Games Blog Roll

    Summary : The Scripting Wife reveals the blogs she has been reading to stay current for the 2012 Scripting Games. Good afternoon, I had some free time this afternoon, and I wanted to say a few words about the 2012 Scripting Games. This seems like a Grammy Award speech. But seriously, who do...
  • Blog Post: The Scripting Wife Uses PowerShell to Get Hardware Information

    Summary : The Scripting Wife needs to get ready for the 2012 Scripting Games, and she uses Windows PowerShell to get hardware info from her laptop. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. The Scripting Wife and I were in Myrtle Beach , where I was working on the Scripting Games over the weekend...
  • Blog Post: How to Register for the 2012 PowerShell Scripting Games

    Summary : Learn how (and why) to register for the 2012 Windows PowerShell Scripting Games. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Well, the 2012 Scripting Games start in six days. I found this out by using the following code: New-TimeSpan -Start "March 27,2012" -End "April 2, 2012" The...
  • Blog Post: 2012 Windows PowerShell Scripting Games: All Links on One Page

    Summary : The All Links on One Page for the 2012 Windows PowerShell Scripting Games is essential for monitoring the latest information about the games. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. The 2012 Scripting Games Events are in full swing, and the submitted scripts are available on PoshCode...
  • Blog Post: Learn How to Manually Create a CSV File in PowerShell

    Summary : The Scripting Wife learns how to manually create a CSV file in this beginner Windows PowerShell blog. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Ah, it is the weekend. It seems that this week has been rather long, although I know that is a misconception because each week only has 168 hours...
  • Blog Post: Scripting Wife Discusses 2012 Scripting Games Beginner Event 1

    Hi everyone. Well, Ed (the Microsoft Scripting Guy) is totally swamped with the 2012 Scripting Games, and so I thought I would jump onto Live Writer and write a quick post about Beginner Event 1. I noticed that Ed has been keeping up pretty well with the comments on Twitter and the Hey, Scripting Guy...
  • Blog Post: Use PowerShell to See Time Zone Information on Remote Computers

    Summary : Learn how to use a Windows PowerShell cmdlet to determine if the time zone on remote servers has been changed from the default. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. One of the cool things about the Scripting Wife is that from time to time I can ask her if she would like to help with...
  • Blog Post: Scripting Wife’s Hints for Beginner Event 7

    Summary : The Scripting Wife details her experience creating a script for Beginner Event 7 in the 2012 Scripting Games. I will tell you what...sometimes I wonder about that Script Monkey. Actually, it is more than just sometimes. I thought this event was just a wee bit too hard. My score will probably...
  • Blog Post: Use PowerShell to Troubleshoot and Repair WMI Errors

    Summary : Learn how to use Windows PowerShell to troubleshoot and repair WMI errors. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Tomorrow is the New York City TechStravaganza . The Scripting Wife and I will be there, and we are looking forward to hanging out with Microsoft PowerShell MVPs such as...
  • Blog Post: The Scripting Wife Learns to Use PowerShell to Work with XML

    Summary : In this blog, the Scripting Wife learns how to use Windows PowerShell to work with an XML file. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. It is only eight days until the kickoff of the 2012 Scripting Games. Tomorrow the signup for the 2012 Scripting Games goes live. I have finished all...
  • Blog Post: Scripting Wife Learns to Work with Text Files

    Summary : The Scripting Wife learns to use Windows PowerShell to write to text files and to include the date in a log. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. The other night the Scripting Wife and I went to the Charlotte IT Pro User Group meeting where I participated in a panel discussion about...
  • Blog Post: Use PowerShell to Parse an XML File and Sort the Data

    Summary : In this blog, the Scripting Wife learns how to use Windows PowerShell to parse her books XML files and to find authors and sort titles. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Today the registration opens for the 2012 Scripting Games. You can go to the 2012 Scripting Games site on PoshCode...
  • Blog Post: Easy Commands to Teach Your Friends about PowerShell

    Summary : The Scripting Wife learns about easy Windows PowerShell commands so she can teach her friends about Windows PowerShell. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. This morning is rather cool, but I am sitting on the front porch sipping a cup of pomegranate tea that I brought back with...
  • Blog Post: The Scripting Wife Uses PowerShell to Find Service Accounts

    Summary : The Scripting Wife interrupts Brahms to learn how to use Windows PowerShell to find service accounts and service start modes. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. One of life’s real pleasures is sitting around a fireplace, listening to a Brahms concerto , and sipping a cup...