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Windows PowerShell in Action by Bruce Payette

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Chapter 12. Windows objects: COM and WMI

12.1

Working with COM in PowerShell

393

12.2

Working with WMI in PowerShell

421

12.3

So which object model should I choose?

437

12.4

Summary

437

 

A horse! A horse! My kingdom for a horse!

 
 --William Shakespeare The Life and Death of King Richard III
 

A horse is a horse of course of course

And no one can talk to a horse, of course

That is, of course, unless the horse is the famous Mister Ed!

 
 --The Mr. Ed TV Show

At the end of Shakespeare’s Richard III, King Richard stands upon a plain, surrounded by foes, crying out for the one thing that he needs to continue on. Sort of like a sysadmin. Okay, perhaps not exactly like that, but at times, we do feel set upon from all sides, crying desperately for something to help us solve ...

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