You can create menus for your PowerShell scripts in various ways. In this story, I will demonstrate one of the easiest methods. First, we create a menu as a variable, then, within a Do – While loop, we call the menu, let the user select an option, then perform whatever task(s) the user selected. Finally,
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According to Microsoft Docs, “the Out-GridView cmdlet sends the output from a command to a grid view window where the output is displayed in an interactive table“. In my opinion, it is the most versatile and practical of all PowerShell cmdlets. As all cmdlets do, it tells PowerShell to “do this with that” (cmdlet syntax
If you want to sell or give away a Windows computer, be it a desktop, a laptop or a tablet, there are a few things to consider. Will you sell it with Windows licensed and activated, will you just delete your user account but let all software and apps remain intact? Or, would you prefer to wipe the disks clean and erase all traces of you?
There are several reasons why a user might want to change the Windows system language. Let’s say for instance that an expat living and working abroad buys a computer, which comes with preinstalled Windows in the wrong language. I am one of those expats; buying computers here in my adopted home country of Germany, the
Windows cannot be upgraded on native boot VHD. Updating is OK, but when user tries to upgrade Windows, an error message is shown: “You can’t upgrade Windows on a virtual drive“. To upgrade Windows on native boot VHD, it must be attached to a virtual machine. After upgrade, virtual machine can be deleted, and user can now boot to VHD containing upgraded Windows.
Dear subscribers and Win10.guru friends. Ed and I have been talking about starting live webcasts on Microsoft Teams for our subscribers, sometime in the near future. Each webcast would have one or two topics, varying from Windows 10 basics to advanced group policies, from deployment to virtualization, from privacy to security. Webcasts would be recorded
First, some background: upgrading Windows 10 Insider Preview Dev Channel from build 20185 to build 20190 on an HP ProBook 470 G5 laptop, the machine got GSOD within a minute after finally booting to desktop. The GSOD screen was only shown a second or two, too fast to read it (title image is a stock
Amanda Langowski started as the Windows Insider team lead exactly 20 weeks ago, on March 23. At that point, the Insider team had been without a lead almost half a year after decision makers in Redmond had, instead of firing her, moved Dona Sarkar abruptly to a new position within the organization. Coincidentally, only a
A month ago, I wrote about a strange issue with Office. It occasionally disappeared, was sometimes uninstalled after an Insider build upgrade. When I was last writing about this, it had happened three times out of five previous Dev Channel build upgrades. Find the whole story here: Windows Insider Dev Channel and Office 365 Can’t
A Windows Sandbox Environmet on steroids: use a Hyper-V Sandbox virtual machine as Windows Sanbox. This post will show you how.