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My name is Taylor Gibb, im 19 years old and the youngest Microsoft MVP in the world. I am also part of the Friends of Red Gate program. These days you can find me over at the How-To Geek website, and occasionally on my blog.

During the day i am a developer and work for Derivco in South Africa.

I also won the PowerShell Scripting Games in 2013.

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Jun
3
comment Does the JIT compiler produce binary code ( 0s and 1s )?
It produces assembly code that the CPU can understand.
Apr
28
comment Inbuilt Ways To Create A Reference List For All Installed Applications/Programs On My PC?
@Simon yup, i did indeed :P
Apr
28
comment Inbuilt Ways To Create A Reference List For All Installed Applications/Programs On My PC?
@Simon Sure, you can wait if you want. I updated the answer to include a command that exports your programs to a CSV. You can then simply open the file from Excel.
Apr
28
comment Inbuilt Ways To Create A Reference List For All Installed Applications/Programs On My PC?
@Simon indeed it can. Please mark this answer as correct if it helped you.
Apr
28
comment Inbuilt Ways To Create A Reference List For All Installed Applications/Programs On My PC?
if you want to get really fancy you can even export it to a CSV file so that you can compare lists at a later point in time to see what you dont have installed.
Apr
25
comment How can I install TeamViewer on Windows x64?
agreed, for larger stuff like Linux ISOs. Hashes are they way to go!
Apr
25
comment How can I install TeamViewer on Windows x64?
it would be quicker to just redownload the installer and try install it again than to download WinMD5Sum and the installer and calculate the hash. Just saying :)
Apr
24
comment How can I install TeamViewer on Windows x64?
@Simon how would you rather me phrase "your download is corrupt, download the installer again" ? :)
Apr
24
comment Unable to access SAMBA shares via Windows 7 (The network path was not found)
@zooter glad you got it sorted! Dont know much about ubuntu so i cant help there :)
Apr
24
comment Unable to access SAMBA shares via Windows 7 (The network path was not found)
@zooter try map \\TUX\vuze downloads and not just \\TUX ?
Apr
24
comment How to use Cmd's tab autocomplete effectively?
of course, PowerShell is the best on that list ;)
Apr
24
comment Is PowerShell a complete replacement for console/cmd?
There may be no cmdlet, but you can do this: start cmd "/C mklink C:\file M:\file" from powershell and it will still work.
Feb
12
comment A proper way to create non-interactive accounts?
In all honesty this is the kind of problem the HomeGroup feature set out to solve, and does solve quite adequately in my opinion.
Jan
29
comment Does Windows 8 cache your account password?
This is a better answer as it more clearly answers exactly what the OP asked.
Jan
8
comment What happens to an x86/x64 computer when it's processor reaches maximum temperature?
I can assure you my PC, I have an i7, turns off long before it reaches 105 degrees.
Jan
8
comment Delete all folders and files except for specified files?
good point, fixed.
Jan
8
comment Script to cycle through folders and copy a specific file
updated to do what you want. ive also tested it. Please mark as answer when you get a chance, thanks!
Jan
7
comment Script to cycle through folders and copy a specific file
Good catch, I always seem to take execution policies for granted.
Jan
7
comment Script to cycle through folders and copy a specific file
show me the folder structure and I will write a script
Jan
7
comment Script to cycle through folders and copy a specific file
be a little more clear, I have no clue what you are wanting to do