Tag Archives: display

PowerShell: BitLocker Encryption Progress Bar

When enabling Bitlocker I want to know how far through the process of encrypting the drive it has got. The script gets the encryption status from the manage-bde.exe command, parses it using a regular expression to get the percent complete, … Continue reading

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Browse for and display a PowerShell Clixml file in a GridView window

I’ve been using Out-GridView a lot recently, I seem to have a lot of uses for it. One of the things I’m displaying is an array of custom objects. Sometimes the script that generates this data takes a while to … Continue reading

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Find vSphere VM locations: Folder, vApp and Resource Pool

The vSphere client doesn’t seem to give you a nice overview where you can see all the location data about your virtual machines. You can see the Folder and vApp by expanding all the branches in the VMs & Templates view, … Continue reading

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Search for VMware RDMs

A storage admin recently asked me if a couple of LUNs were still in use. They had very little info about them, but knew they were presented to the vSphere hosts. So I wrote a quick script to find all … Continue reading

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If you use Windows Gadgets maybe avoid IE11 for now

I know Microsoft ditched gadgets, but I have a few really handy ones on my Windows 7 machines. Seems like IE11 breaks them, they don’t display properly anymore. That’s the built-in currency converter, CPU Usage and weather gadgets. Nasty. The … Continue reading

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