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August 27, 2018  10:52 AM

PS Get-HotFix Cmdlet Checks Update Status

Ed Tittel Ed Tittel Profile: Ed Tittel
PowerShell cmdlets, Windows 10, Windows Update Management

If you're anything like me, you watch for news about Windows Updates as they're released. Two of my favorite sources for such info are Twitter and TenForums. On Twitter, the Windows 10 Team is pretty good about posting info for updates and upgrades (e.g. #WindowsInsider and @donasarkar). At...

September 15, 2017  3:19 PM

PowerShell Illuminates System Components

Ed Tittel Ed Tittel Profile: Ed Tittel
Powershell, PowerShell cmdlets, PowerShell Scripts, Windows 10

In reading over user requests for information at SuperUser.com this morning, I saw a simple-seeming request for info there. It read "How to show SSD and RAM size using terminal." Basically, it asked for a way to determine total RAM installed on a PC and the presence and size of SSD drives it might...


August 23, 2017  9:55 AM

Win10 PowerShell Chkdsk Alternative

Ed Tittel Ed Tittel Profile: Ed Tittel
CHKDSK, PowerShell cmdlets, Windows 10

In the latest Win10 versions, PowerShell replaces the command prompt (cmd.exe) in the Winkey-X pop-up menu. And it runs most command-line programs unaltered, including chkdsk. But PowerShell also offers alternative cmdlets (pronounced "command-lets") as well. In fact, the Win10 PowerShell Chkdsk...


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