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Powershell: Use latest selenium version

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the selenium module from the powershell gallery outdated is outdated.
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Windows: Invoke-RestMethod =>The underlying connection was closed: An unexpected error occurred on a receive.

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Invoke-RestMethod or Invoke-WebRequest uses by default TLS 1.0. This protocal is outdated and would be not accepted by the most Webservers anymore.

Usually this results in the following error message:
The underlying connection was closed: An unexpected error occurred on a receive.

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Powershell: Some basics accessing the BCDstore by WIM

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here are some starters for accessing the bcd store from powershell by using WMI.

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Windows: Using Windows text to speech feature with powershell

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Windows has a builtin feature to convert text to speech and play it over the speakers. This can be used in powershell by using the System.Speech namespace.
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XML: Selectnode XPath query independend from namespace

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i got the following xml structure and want to select just the the “Data” node with the attribute “CommandLine” without defining a namespace object first.
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