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Windows PowerShell™ Scripting Guide by Ed Wilson

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Chapter 7. Desktop Maintenance

After completing this chapter, you will be able to:

  • Inventory drive configurations.

  • Write physical disk information to a Microsoft Access database.

  • Report logical disk configurations.

  • Monitor volume space utilization.

  • Use performance counter classes.

Note

On the Companion Disc The scripts used in this chapter are located on the CD that accompanies this book in the \scripts\chapter07 folder.

Maintaining Desktop Health

Both Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008 are extremely reliable, self tuning, and nearly maintenance-free. In high-performance computing environments or high-security environments, however, the default settings, although pretty good, may not always meet every need. In this case you must monitor the performance ...

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