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What's a reasonable price to pay to get your data safely returned to you from the guys who stole it? How about 10,000 Rubles? No?
Probably the first PowerShell-based ransomware ...
PowerShell is a great way to automate almost anything in Windows. However, its not just a scripting language. If you find yourself using it as a command line shell it may be useful to store your functions and customizations in a profile that gets loaded every time you load the Console.
Use Windows PowerShell to discover what schema updates have been applied to your Active Directory environment.
Michael Lubinski provides the PowerShell code and explanation of how it works for those who want to securely store a password for re-use.
Since the release of Windows Server 2008, there are PowerShell commands available that can help administer Group Policy a lot easier.
Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about using Windows PowerShell to find files modified by month and year.
Write PowerShell scripts and functions that can take different values for a PSCredential object.
PowerShell v3, the latest version of Microsoft’s scripting language, brings new management and administrative features to Windows Server 8 and Hyper-V 3.0.
Microsoft Script Explorer for PowerShell (pre-release) helps scripters find PowerShell scripts, snippets, modules, and how-to guidance in online repositories such as the TechNet Script Center Repository, PoshCode, local or network file systems and Bing Search Repository.
Derek Schauland shows you how to create a PowerShell Profile to store your frequently used functions and work more efficiently in Windows.
Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, shows four ways to create folders with Windows PowerShell, and he discusses the merits of each approach.
The 2012 Windows PowerShell Scripting Games Study Guide is a great resource that points to important sources for learning Windows PowerShell.
With the release of UserLock 7 comes PowerShell commands for Active Directory Security. Yes, it is now possible to manage/administer UserLock with PowerShell cmdlets!
UserLock 7 will be manageable with PowerShell.
So what's the advantage?
Derek Schauland reviews what is included in PowerShell Studio 2012, a third-party tool to help you learn and use PowerShell commands.
Sounds interesting and useful ...
Microsoft on Tuesday released PowerShell 3.0 for use with its current flagship Windows client and server operating systems.
Avoid frustration with PowerShell by getting insight into some of PowerShell's confusing features such as not being able to run scripts from the command line and the need to load product-specific cmdlets.
You can build a repository of PowerShell help files on a file server that other systems can access. All you need is a system that has internet access to download the files.
Using Windows PowerShell on a daily basis, and knowing how to describe it to someone who has never used it, is a bit hard. To an extent, it depends on the background of the person who is asking the question.
Bill Stewart, a scripting guru and a moderator for the Official Scripting Guys forum, discusses a Windows PowerShell function to determine folder size.
Derek Schauland shares a simple PowerShell command that automates cleaning up old files on a set schedule.
Former PowerShell skeptic Tony Patton describes how the PowerGUI Visual Studio Extension brings PowerShell development into Visual Studio.
Windows PowerShell Web Access lets you manage your Windows Servers anywhere and anytime.
Use the Active Directory module and Windows PowerShell to move computer accounts from one Organizational Unit to another one.
This blog contains basic PowerShell scripts. These aim to provide a simple searchable repository of basic PowerShell scripts that demonstrate how you can use PowerShell to access and exploit .NET, COM, WMI and other object types.