Category Archives: Windows 7

Transferring modules from Windows 8 or 8.1 to Windows 7

Windows 7 shipped with PowerShell 2.0 installed.  Windows 8 brought PowerShell 3.0 and Windows 8.1 brings PowerShell 4.0. Windows 8 and 8.1 also have a lot of modules installed. This extra functionality widens PowerShell reach immensely – the networking modules … Continue reading

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PowerShell v3 installed modules

This is the list of installed modules in PowerShell v3 on Windows 8 AppLockerAppxBitLockerBitsTransferBranchCacheCimCmdletsDirectAccessClientComponentsDismDnsClientInternationaliSCSIISEKdsMicrosoft.PowerShell.DiagnosticsMicrosoft.PowerShell.HostMicrosoft.PowerShell.ManagementMicrosoft.PowerShell.SecurityMicrosoft.PowerShell.UtilityMicrosoft.WSMan.ManagementMMAgentMsDtcNetAdapterNetConnectionNetLbfoNetQosNetSecurityNetSwitchTeamNetTCPIPNetworkConnectivityStatusNetworkTransitionPKIPrintManagementPSDiagnosticsPSScheduledJobPSWorkflowPSWorkflowUtilityScheduledTasksSecureBootSmbShareSmbWitnessStorageTroubleshootingPackTrustedPlatformModuleVpnClientWdacWebAdministrationWindowsDeveloperLicenseWindowsErrorReporting This is the corresponding list on PowerShell v3 installed on Windows 7 AppLockerBitsTransferCimCmdletsISEMicrosoft.PowerShell.DiagnosticsMicrosoft.PowerShell.HostMicrosoft.PowerShell.ManagementMicrosoft.PowerShell.SecurityMicrosoft.PowerShell.UtilityMicrosoft.WSMan.ManagementPSDiagnosticsPSScheduledJobPSWorkflowPSWorkflowUtilityTroubleshootingPack As you can see there is quite a difference! All of the Windows … Continue reading

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PowerShell 3 and Word

  This is a common scenario $word = New-Object -ComObject “Word.application” $word.visible = $true $doc = $word.Documents.Add() $doc.Activate() $word.Selection.Font.Name = “Cambria” $word.Selection.Font.Size = “20” $word.Selection.TypeText(“PowerShell”) $word.Selection.TypeParagraph() $word.Selection.Font.Name = “Calibri” $word.Selection.Font.Size = “12” $word.Selection.TypeText(“The best scripting language in the world!”) $word.Selection.TypeParagraph() … Continue reading

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Remoting between PowerShell v3 CTP 2 and PowerShell v2

One of the questions on tonight’s Live Meeting concerned the compatibility between remoting on PowerShell v2 and PowerShell v3 CTP 2 The difference is that v3 uses a WSMAN 3.0 stack but v2 uses 2.0 I used two machines: Windows … Continue reading

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Outlook: deleting mail items

As promised here is the function to delete mail items in a specific folder function remove-mailitem { [CmdletBinding(SupportsShouldProcess=$true)] param ( [parameter(Mandatory=$true)] [string]$mailfolder, [datetime]$start, [datetime]$finish ) if ($start -and $finish){ if ($start -ge $finish){Throw “Finish $($finish) before Start $($start)”} } $outlook … Continue reading

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Outlook: Viewing mail items

Continuing our perambulation around Outlook when used with multiple hotmail accounts its time to look at the other folders and the mail items they contain. This post will show how to view the mail items and a future post will … Continue reading

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Clearing junk mail

Getting back to looking at working with Outlook we can adapt the function used to deleted the contents of the Deleted Items folder to work with the Junk mail folders function clear-junkmail { $outlook = New-Object -ComObject Outlook.Application get-mailitemcount -junk … Continue reading

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