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PS without BS: Showing a popup box and killing it

This is a simple solution for those wanting to show a popup box, but not leave it up indefinitely. This may be useful if you
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PS without BS: Replacing Select Case True

This is a short blog to describe how to replace VBScript's brilliant "Select Case True" with PowerShell.

Instead of evaluating one variable, what happens

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When SQL has no certificate...

Yesterday I posted a blog on how to identify the SQL Certificate used. I had some questions come from this, and the biggest one
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Server Core: Navigating an old but new world

Lately, I've done a lot of posting on Server Core and one thing I've neglected to write on is how you actually navigate in this
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PS without BS: Finding the SQL Cert and trusting it to a remote system

This was an interesting case, and surprisingly didn't really find anything on how to do this out there. But, the problem statement was simple. When
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11 savvy investments for retirees
Corrections officer: Warning signs with threats to come
Nancy Pelosi: Trump's been very silent for more than 24 hours
'El Chapo' trial gives inside look at his rise to power
Video gaming becomes official after-school league at US high schools
Pence responds to attacks on prayer after Texas shooting
Google staffers discussed burying conservative news outlets, but tech giant claims talks didn't amount to anything
Ford unveils most powerful street-legal car ever
Author Gay Talese blasts Kevin Spacey accuser who 'ruined' actor's career
Belgian billionaire Albert Frere has died at age 92
'It' factor: California cops pose for viral photo inspired by horror film

Today's History

2011: In Vietnam, 1,400 members of the ruling Communist Party of Vietnam gather to vote for new leaders
2011: All bullet trains in northern and central Japan were temporarily halted due a computer glitch; thousands of passengers are affected
2010: Ali Hassan al-Majid, former Iraqi minister, also known as Chemical Ali, is sentenced to death for the poison gas attack at Halabja
2009: Israel declares a unilateral ceasefire in the Gaza War, effective January 18, as Hamas declares a ceasefire of its own
1998: President Clinton faces sexual harrament charges from Paula Jones
1997: NBA suspends Dennis Rodman indefinitely/$25,000 for kicking cameraman
1995: 7.2 earthquake destroys Kobe Japan killing 5,372 die
1995: Los Angeles Rams announce that they are moving to St. Louis
1995: "Carousel" closes at Beaumont Theater New York City after 322 performances
1995: Australia beat Australia A 2-0 to win the World Series Cup