Using PowerShell Redirection for Script Logging

If you have written a PowerShell script you may have wanted some type of script logging. Logging can be as simple as using the Write-* PowerShell Cmdlets to show output to the PowerShell console to keep track of the scripts progress, troubleshoot, etc. However, the script may need to run…

PowerShell, Get a List of Installed Applications

Don't Do...Do you need to get a list of installed applications from a computer don't use Win32_Product, and here is why: "The Win32_product class is not query optimized. Queries such as “select * from Win32_Product where (name like ‘Sniffer%’)” require WMI to use the MSI provider to…

Create a Custom SCCM Task Sequence Failure Notice UI

Working with OSD for a large organization can be very frustrating at times for several reasons. Especially when staff you are providing support for are located at different locations. When a task sequence fails you have to rely on others to provide the log files and any other helpful information…