PowerShell Intro

Introduction PowerShell is the most powerful automation tool that Microsoft has to offer, and its both a shell and a scripting language. Please note that this series is based on PowerShell 3, which ships with Windows 8 and Server 2012. If you are running Windows 7 please download the PowerShell 3 update before you continue. Meet the Console and the […]

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How to Map Network Drives Using PowerShell

In years past, automating network drive creation required the use of primitive batch files, luckily for us you can now do it through PowerShell. How to Map Network Drives Using PowerShell Prior to the PowerShell era, we could map networks drives using a batch file that contained a net use command: net use M: \\touchsmart\Share /Persistent:Yes To do it in […]

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Application Not Responding? Here’s How to Kill Processes with PowerShell

Ever have one of those days where programs just aren’t cooperating?  You try terminating a program, but it doesn’t respond?   PowerShell can give you some extra fire power on those days. How Do I Stop A Program In PowerShell? 1.  The long command name stop-process can be shortened to kill. 2.  If you know the numeric process that you’re wanting […]

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