PowerShell for Windows Admins:

PowerShell v2


July 23, 2010  1:50 PM

Setting permissions



Posted by: Richard Siddaway
PowerShell v2, Security, WMI

There was a question on the ITKE forum about creating folders and setting permissions.  That immediately started me thinking about a PowerShell answer

July 20, 2010  2:53 AM

July 2010 UG meeting – Registry



Posted by: Richard Siddaway
PowerShell v2, User Group

How we can use PowerShell, WMI and .NET to work with the registry

Notes


Richard Siddaway has invited you to attend an online meeting using Live Meeting.


July 18, 2010  12:03 PM

Page File information



Posted by: Richard Siddaway
Operating System, PowerShell v2

A simple function to retrieve page file details

function Get-PageFile {
param(
    [string]$computer="."
)   
        Get-WmiObject -Class Win32_PageFileUsage  -ComputerName...


July 16, 2010  6:59 AM

Uninstalling software



Posted by: Richard Siddaway
Automation, PowerShell v2, Software, WMI

The Win32_Product class can be used to list the installed software (what shows in Control panel Programmes and Featurs) on a machine.  it can also be used to uninstall software. We can see the installed software Get-WmiObject -Class Win32_Product we can filter down to the results we...


July 13, 2010  2:57 PM

PowerShell User Group Next Meetings



Posted by: Richard Siddaway
PowerShell v2, User Group

Next meetings are:

27 July 7.30 BST – Registry, Transactions, Provider, WMI

14 September 8.30 BST – Jonathan Medd MVP on Remoting – Note the time change


July 6, 2010  1:04 PM

Registry Size



Posted by: Richard Siddaway
PowerShell v2, Registry, WMI

 

Do you know how big your registry is?

...


July 5, 2010  1:30 PM

Get Local Admins



Posted by: Richard Siddaway
PowerShell v2, Users, WMI

I’ve been experimenting with different ways of retrieving local group membership – specifically the members of the local admin group.

This is the quickest answer I’ve come up with

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July 4, 2010  10:22 AM

Adding non-string registry values



Posted by: Richard Siddaway
PowerShell v2, Registry

We recently looked at adding a string string registry value to the key we had created.

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July 1, 2010  12:54 PM

Computer System Information



Posted by: Richard Siddaway
PowerShell v2, WMI

The basic information on your system – name, model, CPUs and RAM can be easily obtained


June 29, 2010  2:13 PM

PowerShell UG – June meeting slides and recording



Posted by: Richard Siddaway
DNS, PowerShell v2, User Group

Thanks to everyone how joined the Live Meeting this evening – especially for the questions :-)

The slides and demo script are available for download from:

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