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In which version of windows is powershell installed by default?

As title says. I just installed XP SP2 and i was expecting to have PowerShell 1.0 installed; however, it isn't. It seems I have to manually install it. If I upgrade to SP3 do I get PowerShell. From ...
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2answers
441 views

Missing 'HKCU:\Network' subkey when browsing registry remotely with PowerShell

I'm trying to clean up a big mess of random mapped network drives. All our network drives have been mapped on a per-user basis (causing gwmi win32_mappedlogicaldisk to come up empty). I'm trying to ...
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1answer
79 views

Is Microsoft .NET Framework Client Profile enough for PowerShell to work on a Windows XP workstation?

Is Microsoft .NET Framework Client Profile enough for PowerShell to work on a Windows XP workstation? Or is a full .NET version needed to be installed? Are there any advantages for the full ...
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6answers
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How do I monitor who's logged in?

We in our department are implementing a new admin policy: everyone in a department which we support will receive admin access to their computers. We need to know (while we are performing this "pilot ...
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1answer
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I get Get-WmiObject : Generic Failure error on an XP Machine. What needs to be done to get rid of this?

I am trying make an uninstall app which removes an application X on a regular basis. The starting point to access applications installed in a Windows machine is through retrieving them from a WMI ...
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4answers
459 views

Ensure a process is running on a remote computer

We have about ten client computers ranging from Windows XP to Windows 7 that have a little program that runs in the tray. This program needs to be running at all times and sometimes it either crashes ...
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1answer
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Is PowerShell 2.0 on Windows XP SP3 64 bit possible?

The normal location for the download of PowerShell v2.0 is Windows Management Framework (Windows PowerShell 2.0, WinRM 2.0, and BITS 4.0) (KB 968929). You'll notice that there isn't a listing for ...
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3answers
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Script to list current user's mapped network drives

I have a Windows XP/ Server 2003 environment here users have mapped different network drives themselves using arbitrary drive letters. Some of these users do not know how to tell the true UNC path of ...
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5answers
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Using Powershell to change user properties in XP

Is it possible to use PowerShell to change local user settings on Windows XP (without Active Directory), specifically the settings on the user properties tab - such as "Password never expires" and ...
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11answers
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Scripting - How to disconnect Remote Desktop sessions?

I am looking for a way to close all active Remote Desktop sessions on a computer (local computer). Windows includes a couple of commands (rwinsta, qwinsta, etc.) to look at the active sessions, but I ...
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5answers
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Is there a way to get PowerShell 2's remoting features to work between Windows XP machines?

PowerShell 2.0 has some super-snazzy remoting features. However, I'm unclear if they can be made to work with / between Windows XP machines, or if you need Windows Vista or Windows 7. ...