NicolTIP#031: Toggle Internet Explorer proxy via powershell

The following powershell script toggles the Internet Explorer proxy status between the following values: Automatically detect settings Explicit Proxy Server as shown in the following screenshots:   remember that after executing the script, Internet Explorer must be restarted. this script is a widely based on the work of the following guys (thank you!): Aymeric Mouillé…

NicolTIP#030: How to disable Direct Access via Powershell

in order to disable Direct Access on Windows 8.1, you can run the following powershell script (as administrator) remove-itemproperty -Path “HKLM:\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows NT\DNSClient” -name DnsPolicyConfig Net stop iphlpsvc /y Net start iphlpsvc ipconfig /flushdns Write-Host “” Write-Host “Press any key to continue …” $x = $host.UI.RawUI.ReadKey(“NoEcho,IncludeKeyDown”)

NicolTIP#025–How to keep up to date your local copy of SysInternals tools

Even if http:\\ is great when you’re not on your pc, I usually prefer to have locally all Russinovich Tools. The problem is that you have to keep up to date your local copy, problem that, I resolved writing the following PowerShell script (“Sysinternals Update.ps1”) 1: net use k: 2: Robocopy.exe k:\tools ‘C:\Sysinternals\Local’ /MIR…

NicolTIP#019: How to recursively delete (hidden) SVN Folders in PowerShell 2.0

Super easy script from The Pursuite of Life Blog, that I ‘m copying here in order to keep it in my toolbox (get-childitem -recurse -force | where-object { $_.PsIsContainer -eq $true -and $_.Name -eq ".svn" } ) | remove-item –recurse –force

NicolTIP#017: How to automate the build process (of WP7 apps and more:) with powershell

I developed for fun a couple a WP7 apps and I needed to automate (just a little bit:-) the release process, mainly because: The application version must be entered in various point and should be keep in sync I’d like to store all released version in a specific directory The easiest way I found to…