OEM computers now tend to ship with the Windows product key embedded in the BIOS. This key is, of course, specific to the edition of Windows that comes on the computer. That’s all well and good, until you try to do a clean installation of another edition of Windows on the computer. Here’s my scenario: Purchased … Continue reading "Specify Windows 10 Edition for a Clean Install"
I often need to search through logs to find errors and other troubleshooting information. In the Linux world, this often means using grep. In PowerShell, you can use Get-Content and Where-Object.
I recently had a need to get a list of hidden files in a directory tree. PowerShell made it fairly easy to knock out the list in a quick and dirty fashion, by checking if the file Attributes contain the string “Hidden”: