Category: Windows

PowerShell: Check if O/S is 32 or 64 bit

I was on a client site doing a PowerShell script for an application that could potentially be deployed to either a Windows 7 32-bit or a Windows 7 64-bit, and I was looking for a very simple method of checking to see whether the Operating System was 32-bit or 64-bit, as that would dictate the…



How to create symbolic links on Windows

You might be asking: “What the heck is a symbolic link?!”.  Well… It is kind of like an advanced shortcut.  With a traditional shortcut, it simply redirects you to the end location.  So if you have on your C:\ drive a shortcut called “Tools” to D:\Data\Tools, then Windows Explorer will launch a new explorer window to…