PowerShell – grabbing values out of the registry and running them

So I closed an application that runs when Windows starts up, but it doesn’t have a Start Menu entry, and I was trying to find it. Ok, I could’ve run regedit.exe, navigated through the tree and found the list of things that run when Windows starts up, but I thought I’d use PowerShell instead. PowerShell … Continue reading PowerShell – grabbing values out of the registry and running them

MERGE gives better OUTPUT options

MERGE is very cool. There are a ton of useful things about it – mostly around the fact that you can implement a ton of change against a table all at once. This is great for data warehousing, handling changes made to relational databases by applications, all kinds of things. One of the more subtle … Continue reading MERGE gives better OUTPUT options