Tag Archives: WMI

Delete User Profiles Interactively with PowerShell

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

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Finding Rarely Used Computers On Your Network

I support a number of hospitals.  Many of these have very large facilities, where the placement of computers was originally done by a space planner or others trying to make an educated guess about how and where people would be … Continue reading

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Win32_ReliablityRecords, PowerShell and ScriptoMatic

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

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USB Monitor for Removable Drives

Having users plug USB drives into their systems can be a portal for malware into your network and data exiting from your network.  There are sophisticated programs that allow you to block and monitor endpoint security, such as Lumension’s Sanctuary.  If … Continue reading

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