Posts Tagged ‘Windows 8’


WMI Explorer Windows 8 Remote Connection Issues

Wednesday, October 7th, 2015 by Devin Leaman
Connecting WMI Explorer to a remote Windows 8 computer is not an easy task. Due to the various firewall and permission settings that Windows 8 has, there are a few things that need to be modified in order to connect properly. Please note that this article only addresses Windows 8 and 8.1 but not Windows 10. We will examine the necessary modifications for Windows 10 at a later time.The first step is to enable Remote Admin on the computer you’re connecting to. You can do this two different ways, through the command line interface (CLI) or the Windows Firewall GUI.…   More »

How to Enable and Disable PowerShell V2 on Windows 8

Thursday, February 28th, 2013 by David Corrales
Windows 8 by default includes PowerShell V3 installed, which is now an essential part of the operating system and cannot be removed. PowerShell V2 on the other hand is a different story. The default installation should have PowerShell v2  installed side by side with V3, but you have the option to remove or add this feature. Enabling / Disabling PowerShell V2 To enable PowerShell V2 in Windows 8, you must go into the Control Panel and select the “Programs and Features” option.   Next click on the “Turn Windows features on or off” link on the left panel:   When…   More »

Windows 8, Windows Server 2012 and PowerShell V3

Wednesday, July 25th, 2012 by Alex Riedel
Some of you started sending us emails asking about support for the new versions of Windows as well as PowerShell version 3. Of course all current SAPIEN software will support Windows 8 and Server 2012 whenever they are released. We are continuously testing on these new platforms to make sure our software works on these new platforms. As with all new operating systems, until Microsoft releases the real thing we have no idea what was changed last minute. Rest assured that will address any issues that might come up with service builds as fast as we possibly can. As for…   More »

Debugging PowerShell on Windows 8

Tuesday, September 20th, 2011 by Alex Riedel
Yes you can! Just make sure you run PowerShell ONCE before installing PrimalScript. Some of the PowerShell assemblies are not available in the GAC before it runs at least once.…   More »

PrimalScript 2011 on Windows 8

Wednesday, September 14th, 2011 by Alex Riedel
I know you will ask, so yes, it runs. There are a few things to change to adopt the new PowerShell version but we'll have that worked out soon.…   More »