All the scripts are saved as .txt files. Newer files have a "View Script" button which will let you save or open a script in notepad. For earlier posts, the easiest way to download with IE is to right click on the link and use "Save Target As". Rename file from Name_ext.txt to Name.ext.
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Category Archives: Windows 7
Last week, one of my administrators was complaining at how involved it was to remove a profile on a remote user’s computer. A little over two years ago, I wrote Delete Inactive Profiles, as a substitute for DelProf for post … Continue reading
Waiting for the add remove features dialog populate on my client OS computer is slow. Since I started using Add-WindowsFeature wither Server 2008, and Install-WindowsFeature beginning with Server 2012, I was disappointed by the lack of a similar cmdlet for … Continue reading
My friend, Nick Miller, has gone to work with another company, and is involved in a Windows 7 image standardization project. He recently told me that he had figured out how to have a single bootable USB WinPE disk to … Continue reading
Do you have a script that worked with your x32 XP computer, but no longer works in Windows 7 or 8 x64? I am finding that some of the scripts I wrote have this problem. Somethings may rely on an … Continue reading
I was reviewing my blog stats today and found a link from a site in UK to my version of ScriptoMatic.hta. I have upgraded my home laptop to 8.1, and decided to see whether it still works (it does). If … Continue reading
Someone asked me whether I could pull the email address of a user from an inserted SmartCard. I knew I could dump the information in Windows 7 using the CertUtil command and wanted to experiment with parsing information with PowerShell. … Continue reading
One of the questions that is frequently asked in a large organization is, “Who uses computer XYZ123?”. Many tools will report the current user, but the current user may or may not be the the person who usually works on a given computer. … Continue reading
I have been writing HTA files for a years as a way to improve the appearance of some of my scripts. MSDN has a good article from May of 2011 about the power and utility of HTA files. After moving … Continue reading
Earlier I wrote about using WinImage to preserve floppy disk data. In my continuing adventure with Windows 7 x64, I found that DOS programs will not run under x64. What DOS program do I like to use? The WordPerfect Editor … Continue reading
I have consolidated a couple of registry files that enable a RunAs context menu item for VbScript, JScript, and HTA files. Scripts_HTA_Runas_reg.txt