Windows XP Service Pack 2 Application Compatibility Scripts

One of the developer resources useful to IT folks that you might overlook in the vastness of microsoft.com is — deep breath — the Application Compatibility Testing and Mitigation Guide for Windows XP Service Pack 2 This download contains documentation and scripts for handling issues of application compatibility that also deal with problems that most…

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New Scripting Guys webcast on scripting Windows XP Service Pack 2 available on-demand

The latest Scripting Guys’ Webcast took place Friday, October 8th, and is now available from the TechNet Webcast archives in on-demand video form. It’s called Scripting with Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 2: SOS! and you can find it at:http://msevents.microsoft.com/cui/eventdetail.aspx?EventID=1032259299&Culture=en-US By the way, you now need to register for the event to view the on-demand…

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Hey, Scripting Guy! Daily Column

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Extreme file and folder scripting: Listing a directory tree recursively – Day 2 – Using WMI

BabyScript   Now that we’ve glanced at recursion out of the corner of our eye (on Day 1) and lived, it’s time to stare straight-on into the unspeakable horror of the Medusa Code.  If you have sunglasses, please put them on now.  If you try to speak its name, Files-list-recurse-wmi.vbs, we won’t be responsible for…

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Extreme file and folder scripting: Listing a directory tree recursively. Day 1 – Using FilesSystemObject

BabyScript   If you attended Day 3 of the Scripting Week webcasts, “Scripting Files and Folders Makes Me Happy” http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=30795, you may recall an odd and vaguely menacing script in the second section on WMI.  It bristled with strange code and was labeled “Bonus: listing a folder tree,” but we didn’t discuss it.  As Dr….

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