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Monitoring Windows PowerShell: Enable Module Logging

There is a small and useful group policy setting where you can enable monitoring of the use of PowerShell, in particular the use of commands related to PowerShell modules. So, I tried it out and I want to keep this knowledge for my readers and for me in form of this blog post.


How to create PowerShell Profiles

When Windows PowerShell starts, standard modules are loaded and the location of the prompt is set to C:\Users\Username. If you want to load additional modules, create an alias for a command, or simply display information, then it´s a good idea to create a Powershell Profile.


PowerShell: Documenting your environment by running systeminfo on all Domain-Computers

Systeminfo gives you a perfect overview of your system. But what about the other systems in your domain? Sure, you can use 3rd Party Tools or SCCM. But the number of those who can´t use those software is greater than you think. In this article I will describe how to run systeminfo on all Client Computer without using 3rd Party Tools.


Windows Server 2016 Evaluation: How to extend the Trial Period

In this blog post I show how to extend your trial period to three years. The evaluation version of Windows Server 2012 / 2016 is valid for 180 days and you can convert your trial version to retail.


Counting with PowerShell

How many files are stored on your computer? How many users have not logged on for a year? How many users use Active Sync? How many Pictures and Music Files are stored? All those questions can be answered by a single One-Liner in PowerShell. And there are many ways to do this. Choose your favourite.


Active Directory: How to join a Computer to the Domain using GUI or PowerShell (Step-by-Step)

This blog post describes how to join a computer to the domain by using the graphical user interface or running a simple One-Liner in Powershell.


PowerShell: How to quickly switch to your home directory

You certainly know the commands cd and Set-Location. It stands for change directory. I hope you also know the commands cd \ and cd .. But what about cd ~ ?


How to schedule software installation with PowerShell

Under certain circumstances the installation of software can only take place at a specific time. This article describes the establishing of a scheduled installation on the localhost and on remote hosts.