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PowerShell Summit

PowerShell Summit: CIM Deep Dive

A big thank you to everyone who attended my Summit pre-conference workshop. The interaction was great and I really enjoyed it even though I was feeling the efffects of my flight the previous day.


One thing we discovered was that good old dependable calc has changed. On a Windows 10 (build 14295 and last couple of builds) its now calculator.exe.

PS> Get-CimInstance -ClassName Win32_Process -Filter "Name LIKE 'calc%'"

ProcessId Name           HandleCount WorkingSetSize VirtualSize
--------- ----           ----------- -------------- -----------
1400      Calculator.exe 373         56770560       336953344


On Windows 2012 r2 its still calc.exe which caused a bit of confusion until we realised what was happening

PowerShell Summit 2016 – – 3 day registration open

Three day registration is now open

PowerShell Summit 2016–agenda complete

The agenda is complete on the event web site. We still have to finalise the sessions from the PowerShell Team but they will be giving a number of sessions.

PowerShell + DevOps Global Summit 2016 – the agenda

We've finalised the agenda and we're starting to publish session information on the web site at


There are a handful of sessions on the site at present. The rest will be added over the next week or so.


Keep checking back to see who's been added.


Registration opens 1 December 2015

PowerShell Summit Europe 2014 – – update 5

Registration is now open. Access through Events menu at

PowerShell Summit Europe 2014 – – update 4

Registration will open next Tuesday (15th July) – that’s less than 1 week

PowerShell Summit Europe 2014 – – update 3

Registration for the Summit opens in 14 days – 15th July

If you need some help selling the idea of attending to your boss cheeck out this post

PowerShell Summit Europe 2014 – – update 2

There seems to have been a bit of confusion regarding the European PowerShell Summit as the site will tell you that registration is currently unavailable.
There isn't a problem and the Summit  HAS NOT sold out at this time. We just haven't opened registration yet.
Registration will open on 15 July 2014

PowerShell Summit DSC sessions

Steve Murawski gave three exceptional sessions on using DSC at the recent PowerShell summit.

The videos of those sessions can be found here -

Highly recommended

PowerShell Summit NA 2014 sessions

The slides and code from my three sessions

WSMAN cmdlets

Networking administration

Cmdletize the Registry

are available from

You can find videos of some of the sessions – including my three here