Category: Computers

Copy Files in C#

There are about 100 different ways to copy files on a computer system. Various scripts already have builtin ways like Windows default copy or Copy-Item in Powershell. For a certain project we needed to...

Working with Archive Files

We can add these functions to our PowerShell profile or within a simple script we can reuse. To begin we will need to add a .NET assembly to the script. We have just added...

How to Create a PowerShell Profile

Every time you launch a PowerShell console, a profile is loaded that contains settings and much more to use. This is a great place to put your automation tasks and repetitive items if you...

Get System Up time

Getting the system up time on Windows servers or desktops is a needed task every so often. This information can be found a different ways but occasionally we need this information in our script....

Scheduling file backups with Python

No matter what industry and position you are in, there are always file you need to backup. With so many options out there, creating your own solution is sometimes all you need. In this...

How to Touch files in Powershell

When working in a terminal a lot we learn several built in commands that we start to lean on those commands and tools in our everyday life. In Powershell there is not a simple...

Simple Web Server

Powershell is very powerful when we can leverage .NET classes in our scripts. One simple task is to create a simple web server to render our results or server some simple HTML content. To...

Viewing Wifi Passwords

Did you forget your WiFi passwords and wish you could retrieve them? Or know what wireless networks you’ve connected to? With PowerShell we can do that pretty easily. This will show the current WiFi...