I discovered that it’s possible to draw any color character I wanted to the PowerShell console, so that obviously begged the question, can I draw ANY picture to the console? Well it turns out that the answer to that question is yes, I can. So I did: As always, questions and comments are welcome! ‘This … Read more Let’s Draw Pictures! / PowerShell Drawing
I talked about this in a similar article about the Windows 8 and 8.1 ISO’s. You can get those SHA1 hashes and ISO names from my other post here. Also, I realize that the table is clipping but I wanted to make sure all of the information was listed. On more than one occasion I’ve … Read more Windows 7 and 7.1 ISO Names and SHA1 Hashes
On more than one occasion I’ve wanted to know if the Windows ISO I have is legitimate or has been corrupted in some way. The only way to know for sure is to hash the file and compare the hash with a known good hash. Fortunately Microsoft has provided those hashes on it’s MSDN site. … Read more Windows 8 and 8.1 ISO Names and SHA1 Hashes
Manipulating the registry is one of the most common tasks a Windows system administrator runs into. It can often become a time consuming task. When you have to change a registry setting on hundreds or even thousands of computers, manipulating a particular key or setting can be next to impossible if you had to do … Read more Reading, Writing, Deleting and Renaming Registry Keys in VBScript
There are lots of occasions where it’d be handy to know if a server (or servers) is even up before we try to execute a command on them. Often, a script will fail to execute properly or run until it times out because the server we are trying to access or run a command on, … Read more Check Server Network Availablity with a VBScript Ping
As you may have noticed I’m overhauling the site design and modernizing it. I’ll import all of my old posts as time permits in the coming weeks. For the moment you can find all of my old posts in Google cache. Thanks for your patience!