Posts Tagged ‘HowTo’

Windows PowerShell Quick Reference

April 23, 2010 Leave a comment

Windows PowerShell Quick Reference


Microsoft has released a Quick-reference guide to commonly-used Windows PowerShell commands.

For best results, open the file in Microsoft Word, print the contents to legal-sized paper (8 inches by 14 inches), and fold the resulting printout in half, making a four-page booklet.


Download: Windows PowerShell Quick Reference.


Related Download:
Windows PowerShell 1.0 Graphical Help File (including cmdlet help and the About topics) in a fully-searchable, graphical format (a standard Windows .chm file). Also included in the help file is the VBScript to Windows PowerShell Conversion Guide and a collection of PowerShell Tips of the Week.


Related Video:
How Do I: Windows PowerShell 2.0?
Explore how Windows PowerShell 2.0 can help increase the productivity of IT professionals by providing a powerful, complete scripting language to automate repetitive tasks and conduct remote troubleshooting. It delivers a growing set of cmdlets that can be used to manage Windows–based PCs and servers, and it can be easily extended.


PowerShell Code Repositories:


Happy scripting.


Microsoft TechNet Desktop Player (Beta)

March 31, 2010 Leave a comment

Microsoft TechNet Desktop Player (Beta)

Microsoft recently launched a Desktop player that allows users to consume selected Microsoft content for IT professionals and developers based on your adoption lifecycle.

The Desktop Player filters content by topic based on your role and where you are in your adoption lifecycle (Evaluation, Development/Pilot, Support).

Find videos, webcasts, podcasts, whitepapers and relevant links based on your specific criteria. And get a feed of the latest news for IT pros.

From the EULA:

The Microsoft TechNet Desktop Player (the “PLAYER”) is a content aggregator that surfaces filtered content that exist at Microsoft across various engines that have relevant contextual content for the user.

Use it online or download from

Requirements: .NET Framework 3.5 SP1 installed for the offline version and Silverlight for the online version.

TechNet Edge

February 7, 2010 Leave a comment

TechNet Edge

TechNet Edge RSS Feeds TechNet Edge is a place where IT professionals go to get the inside scoop on the latest and greatest technologies. You can do stuff like watch screen casts, check out interviews with people who develop the products, connect with your peers and speak what’s on your mind.


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Microsoft "How Do I?" Videos

January 28, 2010 Leave a comment

Microsoft has recently assembled a list of short videos for customers to learn how to accomplish specific tasks with Microsoft products. These videos provide step-by-step instructions to help you further develop your skillset.

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