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Windows PowerShell 2 For Dummies 1st Edition
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Get the power to use Windows PowerShell 2 on any Windows system — right here!
You've heard about Windows PowerShell 2, the Windows scripting environment that's changing how we think about Windows scripting. This fun and friendly guide gives you a solid understanding of what it is and how to use it, with plenty of real-world examples so you can put the information to good use right away. Your boss will think you're a genius!
- View from the top — get an overview of Windows PowerShell 2 and examine the syntax, structure, and core functionality
Look deeper — manipulate strings, work with data structures like arrays and hashtables, and use Windows Management Instrumentation
The need for speed — see how Windows PowerShell speeds things up by letting you run commands on a remote computer or run multiple commands at once
In the real world — learn to apply scripts to specific needs
It does more — use Windows PowerShell 2 to manage network configurations, gather hardware info, connect to printers, and more
Open the book and find:
- Tips for personalizing PowerShell
All about cmdlets
How to use Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI)
Things to watch for in value conversions
How to internationalize a script
Debugging tools and how to use them
Network configuration tips
Ten common mistakes to avoid
How to take advantage of this new feature in Windows 7
Visit the companion Web site at www.dummies.com/go/powershell2fd to find code files for the code listings used in the book and a bonus chapter about exception handling.
About the Author
Steve Seguis is a Microsoft Windows systems engineer with more than 12 years of experience managing small- to large-scale Windows environments. He was a Microsoft MVP for Windows Server - Admin Frameworks from 2004–2007, and is a contributing technical editor for Windows IT Pro.
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The problem started on page 29 listing commands in version 2.0 CTP3 that do not exist in the production version that comes with Windows 7. The commands arnt' slightly different they are wildly different.
[...] doesn't list any corrections so don't bother with this book.