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Preview updating PowerShell 7.2 with Microsoft Update

Updating PowerShell 7 with Microsoft Update Today, we’re happy to announce that we’re taking the first steps to making PowerShell 7 easier than ever to update on Windows 10 and Server. In the past, Windows users were notified in their ... continue reading

Preview updating PowerShell 7.2 with Microsoft Update

Updating PowerShell 7 with Microsoft Update Today, we’re happy to announce that we’re taking the first steps to making PowerShell 7 easier than ever to update on Windows 10 and Server. In the past, Windows users were notified in their ... continue reading

How to rename a NIC

Q: Is there a simple way to rename a NIC, especially inside a Hyper-V VM? A: You can change the name of any Windows NIC using PowerShell – whether the NIC is in a physical host or a Hyper-V VM ... continue reading
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How to send output to a file

Q: Is there an easy way to save my script output to a text file rather than displaying it on screen? A: Of course – there are multiple ways to do just that! PowerShell and Output One of PowerShell’s great ... continue reading

Announcing PSDesiredStateConfiguration on PowerShell Gallery

Continuing our investment in DSC, we are pleased to announce the release of PSDesiredStateConfiguration 2.0.5 for DSC as a separate module on PowerShell Gallery. This is in preparation for publishing previews of the 3.0 version of this module which will ... continue reading

Announcing PSDesiredStateConfiguration on PowerShell Gallery

Continuing our investment in DSC, we are pleased to announce the release of PSDesiredStateConfiguration 2.0.5 for DSC as a separate module on PowerShell Gallery. This is in preparation for publishing previews of the 3.0 version of this module which will ... continue reading

How Do I Discover Changes to an AD Group’s Membership

Q: Is there an easy way to detect and changes to important the membership of AD Groups? A: Easy using PowerShell 7, WMI, and the CIM Cmdlets. WMI Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI) is an important component of the Windows operating ... continue reading

Announcing PowerShell Crescendo Preview.2

We are pleased to announce the second preview of PowerShell Crescendo, a framework to rapidly develop PowerShell cmdlets for native commands, regardless of platform. The updated preview releases are now available for download on the PowerShell Gallery: Microsoft.PowerShell.Crescendo Preview 2 ... continue reading
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Sending data to the Clipboard from PowerShell

Q: Hey I have a fun question! I remember reading a while back about using VBScript to paste to the clipboard. Are we able to do that with PowerShell? A: Why yes, yes we can! It is far often a ... continue reading
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Borrowing a built-in PowerShell command to create a temporary folder

Q: Hey I have a question for you. It seems silly and I know I could probably put something together with Get-Random. But can you think of another way to create a temporary folder with a random name in PowerShell? ... continue reading