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Windows Administration and Scripting

The ActiveXperts Administration & Scripting resource is a collection of pages for IT Professionals who deploy, manage, and support Microsoft Windows operating systems. The script collection is updated frequently. We accept new scripts from other IT professionals.

Microsoft Dynamics

Microsoft Dynamics Performance Counters - Microsoft Dynamics is an ERP ("Enterprise Resource Planning") and CRM ("Customer Relationship Management") suite by Microsoft. It includes the following four main programs: MS Dynamics AX,, MS Dynamics NAV, MS Dynamics SL and MS Dynamics CRM. Use the Microsoft Dynamics Performance Counters to keep an eye on the performance of the Microsoft Dynamics suite.

Microsoft Exchange

Microsoft Exchange Performance Counters - Microsoft Exchange is a collaboration server product that runs on Microsoft Windows Server platforms. Exchange offers SMTP, POP3, IMAP, EAS and MAPI protocols, and offers Microsoft Outlook as its primary client.
Use the Microsoft Exchange Performance Counters to keep an eye on the performance of Microsoft Exchange.

Microsoft Powershell

Powershell - Microsoft Windows PowerShell is a command-line shell and scripting tool based on the Microsoft .NET Framework. It is designed for system administrators, engineers and developers to control and automate the administration of Windows and applications. More than hundred command-line tools (so called "cmdlets") can be used to perform system administration tasks and Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI). These cmdlets are easy to use, with standard naming conventions and common parameters.


VBScript (short for Visual Basic Scripting Edition) is the de-facto scripting language for Microsoft Operating Systems. It uses COM (Component Object Model) to access elements of the environment within which it is running. VScript has a Basic-like language that many popular applications (e.g., Microsoft Outlook, Internet Explorer-IE) and many developer products (e.g., Microsoft Visual Studio-VS) use. VBScript descends from Visual Basic for Applications (VBA), which is the language Visual Basic (VB) and Microsoft Office products rely on.

WMI - Windows Management Instrumentation

Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI) is a scalable, extensible management infrastructure, included as part of Windows 2000 and later. An implementation of the Web-based Enterprise Management (WBEM), and based on the Common Information Model (CIM) adopted by the Distributed Management Task Force (DMTF), it includes a rich set of management data about computer systems, the operating system, and applications on a given managed system.

WMI Performance Counters

WMI (Windows Management Instrumentation) Performance Counters are an essential part of the Windows OS that provide a standard way to collect data about the system's operation and performance.