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September, 2012


September 11, 2012  11:22 AM

Finding the drive letter of a mounted VHD

Richard Siddaway Richard Siddaway Profile: Richard Siddaway

In Windows 8/2012 you can mount a VHD into the file system. Is there a way to discover the drive letter of the mounted VHD

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September 10, 2012  2:27 AM

PowerShell Summit Open for registration

Richard Siddaway Richard Siddaway Profile: Richard Siddaway

The PowerShell summit to be held April 2013 at Microsoft’s Redmond campus is now open for early registration.  There are very good deals available for early registration.

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September 5, 2012  12:40 PM

PowerShell Summit April 2013

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A PowerShell summit is being proposed for April 2013.  It will be held on the Microsoft campus in Redmond.

Preliminary information can be found here

http://powershell.org/summit/

We’d...


September 4, 2012  2:46 PM

PowerShell v3 download

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The download for PowerShell v3 – now know as Windows Management Framework as you get PowerShell, WinRM and new WMI API is now available from

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September 4, 2012  12:53 PM

Finding if the user associated with a profile is logged on

Richard Siddaway Richard Siddaway Profile: Richard Siddaway

A forum question asked how to find if the user to whom a profile belonged was logged on. There isn’t an easy way as there isn’t an association between the profile and the log on session.

There is a quick and dirty way  though


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September 3, 2012  2:05 PM

New PowerShell site

Richard Siddaway Richard Siddaway Profile: Richard Siddaway

If you haven’t found it already I would recommend you visit powershell.org at http://powershell.org/wp/home/.

Its a new location for getting answers to your PowerShell questions.

You will...


September 2, 2012  12:43 PM

Windows 8 RTM startup

Richard Siddaway Richard Siddaway Profile: Richard Siddaway

I was looking at Win32_OperatingSystem today and noticed that the last boot up time wasn’t right

PS> Get-CimInstance -ClassName Win32_OperatingSystem | select LastBootUpTime

LastBootUpTime
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17/08/2012 10:02:11

17 August isn’t right...


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