PowerShell ISE v3: Keyboard Shortcut to Close Script Tab

Background In the PowerShell Integrated Scripting Editor (ISE) v3, the common [Ctrl] + W keyboard shortcut is mapped to the “Close PowerShell Tab” action. Personally, I would like to see different behavior, whereby that shortcut is used to close the active script tab until there are none left, at which …

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Checking Status of a Windows 7 System Image

If you’re running Windows 7, you may periodically create a “System Image” which is essentially just a VHD backup of your system. When you invoke the task, you will be presented with a dialog box similar to the following, which shows the progress of the backup: If you are scripting …

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Links to Interesting Stuff

Updated on 2010-11-01 http://powerscripting.wordpress.com – A weekly Podcast with topics revolving around Microsoft PowerShell http://blogs.technet.com/b/heyscriptingguy/ – The official Microsoft Scripting Guys blog Software BitKinex – FTP, SFTP, WebDAV client for Windows XP/Vista/7 NuPack – NuPack is a free, open source developer focused package management system for the .NET platform intent …

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New 1E WakeUp iPhone App

1E has recently gotten a new, awesome application approved on the Apple AppStore called 1E WakeUp, or 1E Remote WakeUp! Cool, what does it do? This app enables iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad users to remotely wake up their corporate computers, on networks where the 1E Power & Patch Management …

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ccmsetup.exe: Trailing slash in “Source” parameter

Hello everyone! Tonight, while I’m traveling in Houston, Texas, I wrestled with ccmsetup.exe for a little while. I was working on getting a ConfigMgr vNext client agent installed on a Windows 7 Ultimate virtual machine, and kept getting a message in my ccmsetup.log saying “Source <path> is inaccessible.” —– A …

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iTunes once again breaks my apps

So after I upgraded to iOS 4, it broke all the links to the music I had tirelessly copied to my 64GB iPod Touch 3G. In other words, I had about 40GB of Data that was left useless on the device, and since I was traveling internationally, I had no …

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