Mr. Roboto


Windows 7 Resource Kit PowerShell Pack: Pack Some Power in Your Shell

If you've been using Windows PowerShell for a while, hopefully you've discovered how much it can help in day-to-day administration, as well as how easy it is to use.

PowerShell Without the Shell

Quest Software's PowerGUI tool makes it possible to have both Windows PowerShell and a comfortable graphical interface.

Easy Quota Reporting

Microsoft's quota service has its limitations, but you can't beat the price (free).

PowerShell: The Next Generation

PowerShell 2.0 introduces many shiny new features that are built on a solid 1.0 core first delivered in 2006.

Please Squeeze the Files

For a lighter, roomier system, a little file compression goes a long way.

Tap into Time Management

Finally, a tool to answer the age-old question: Where did all that time go?

Your First 5 Minutes with Windows PowerShell

Here's how to make your first PowerShell experience a good one right from the outset.

Polish Your Shell

Learning PowerShell is simple once you understand these basic cmdlets.

Your First Fishing Lesson

In anticipation of PowerShell 2.0, Mr. Roboto gives a few pointers on how to get the most out of it -- starting with Windows Management Instrumentation.

Why Aren't You Scripting?

GUI-based administration might linger for a while, but working from the console prompt is the wave of the future. And that means scripting.

Secret Service

Here's a PowerShell tool that keeps close tabs on changes to important services.

Group Therapy

Monitoring local group members doesn't always have to be difficult, as this PowerShell script shows.

Can You See Me Now?

Sometimes, all you want is a quick reassurance that your server farm is OK. Here's a script to give you some peace of mind.

PolyMonRT

A performance monitoring solution for your large enterprise doesn't have to be expensive; in fact, thanks to this open source tool, it's possible to implement one for free.

Event Reporting Revisited

Mr. Roboto uses PowerShell to revamp an old tool.

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