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April 20, 2019  10:46 AM

PowerShell version incompatibilities

Richard Siddaway Richard Siddaway Profile: Richard Siddaway
Powershell

There are incompatibilities between Powershell versions – you can’t use classes in Windows PowerShell v4 and there are differences between Windows PowerShell v5.1 and v6.x. One way to deal with PowerShell version incompatibilities is described in the recent post from the PowerShell team -

April 18, 2019  1:07 PM

File times

Richard Siddaway Richard Siddaway Profile: Richard Siddaway
Powershell

There are three pairs of file times that are available on files on Windows PS> Get-ChildItem -Path C:\test\Newoutdata01.txt | select *time* CreationTime      : 14/04/2019 17:28:41 CreationTimeUtc   : 14/04/2019 16:28:41 LastAccessTime    : 14/04/2019 17:28:41 LastAccessTimeUtc...


April 16, 2019  10:06 AM

Get wireless networks

Richard Siddaway Richard Siddaway Profile: Richard Siddaway
Powershell

I saw a question on how to get wireless networks which got me thinking about string handling and working with legacy command line utilities. I also wanted to compare the options available in Windows PowerShell and PowerShell Core. First up is a relatively brute force approach. This approach...


April 14, 2019  10:41 AM

Brackets in file names

Richard Siddaway Richard Siddaway Profile: Richard Siddaway
Powershell

If you have brackets – [ or ] – in your file name you can see problems working with the file name. This is how to deal with brackets in file names. Consider the files: outdata01.txt out[data02.txt out]data03.txt out]d[ata04.txt which have a selection of brackets in the file...


April 11, 2019  8:26 AM

PowerShell 7

Richard Siddaway Richard Siddaway Profile: Richard Siddaway
Powershell

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March 31, 2019  3:13 PM

Pro Microsoft Hyper-V 2019

Richard Siddaway Richard Siddaway Profile: Richard Siddaway
Hyper-V, Powershell

I’ve always maintained that the most important thing about PowerShell is what you can do with it. This is brought out in my book - Pro Microsoft Hyper-V 2019 - 0 Comments     RSS Feed     Email a friend


March 30, 2019  2:45 PM

PSCommandNotFoundSuggestion

Richard Siddaway Richard Siddaway Profile: Richard Siddaway
Powershell

PowerShell v6.2 contains a number of experimental features including PSCommandNotFoundSuggestion The idea of experimental features is to make the use of new features – especially those that may cause breaking changes optional.  Feedback can be obtainied and the experimental features can be...


March 30, 2019  6:48 AM

PowerShell v6.2 experimental features

Richard Siddaway Richard Siddaway Profile: Richard Siddaway
Powershell

I’ve mentioned the PowerShell v6.2 experimental features before. This blog post from the PowerShell team 0 Comments     RSS Feed     Email a friend


March 30, 2019  6:17 AM

Copy-Item

Richard Siddaway Richard Siddaway Profile: Richard Siddaway
Powershell

Copy-Item seems to cause problems for many users. I’ve written an article on the use of Copy-Item that you may find useful - 0 Comments     RSS Feed     Email a friend


March 28, 2019  1:45 PM

PowerShell v6.2 release

Richard Siddaway Richard Siddaway Profile: Richard Siddaway
Powershell

The Powershell v6.2 release has just been made available on github - https://github.com/PowerShell/PowerShell/releases The full release notes aren’t available on the...


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