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The new Creators Update for Windows 10 will pack in a bunch of new features. As has been evident for a while, PowerShell has been replacing CMD for some time. But for those who still prefer the Command Prompt, MSPowerUser reports there will still be a way to modify the File Explorer's context menu so you can open a Command Promt rather than PowerShell for a folder.

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Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2 both include significant enhancements to the PowerShell scripting environment and language, but what if you want to try out those options on an older system? The newly-released Windows Management Framework 4.0 preview lets you test out those features on Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2012 releases.

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As TechEd 2013 draws towards its close, our guest blogger David Klemke looks at how Azure will play an increasingly important role in backup and disaster recovery for smaller firms. Plus: David chats with PowerShell guru Don Jones about the future of admin and how to beef up your IT pro skills.

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With more than 2400 commandlets, learning Windows Server automation language PowerShell can seem like an overwhelming task -- but in truth there's only one commandlet you really need to know. PowerShell co-creator Jeffrey Snover offers his top strategies for learning the system.

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Word can save documents directly to PDF format, but what if you want to convert multiple files simultaneously? They Hey, Scripting Guy! blog outlines how you can perform batch conversions using PowerShell to drive Microsoft Word. Check the post for the details.

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Microsoft TechEd 2012 kicked off today with the official Australian launch of Windows Server 2012 (which hit the web last week) and an overview of its capabilities. While Windows Server 2012 might have the Windows 8 interface on its Start screen, as an IT worker the key skill you'll need to manipulate Windows systems is very different and much more traditional: PowerShell scripts.