Guy’s Scripting Ezine 77a – Top Ten Ezines

Ezine 77a – Top 10 Ezines

This week’s ezine was a little different.  Instead of the usual scripts, I sent a free download of the the ten most popular editions of my ezines.

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Top 10 Ezines

Below are the top ten scripting ezines as judged by the number of page hits from your readers.The most popular Ezine was number 26.

 1) Ezine 26 – Run Send Keys and Sleep

 2) Ezine 23 – Enable Active Directory Accounts

 3) Ezine 16 – Printer Scripts

 4) Ezine 68 – Stop Start Services

 5) Ezine 36 – FSO File System Object

 6) Ezine 28 – InStr

 7) Ezine 46 – MsgBox()

 8) Ezine 18 – Underscore Syntax

 9) Ezine 50 – pwdLastSet

10) Ezine 45 – Shutdown

(The 10th most popular Ezine was number 45 – Shutdown)

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My reasons for this one-off change of format were:

1) A Chance for readers to see which VBScript topics are the most popular.  My thought was that you may wish to check to see if you had missed an idea that you fellow readers thought was interesting.  There was no actual voting I simply created both a PDF and Word document from the 10 ezines which received the most hits.  Incidentally, half of these top 10 ezines were a complete surprise to me.

2) Many readers are not receiving this ezine because of over-zealous filters.  I have to admit that of all the ezines, in all of the world, an ezine featuring VBScript is the most likely to be blocked by a spam filter.  So perhaps you now understand why for one week only there are no scripts in this ezine, I wanted to give the best chance of the email getting through to its intended audience.  (To compensate there is a free download.)

If this is the first ezine you have received for weeks, then these are the measures that you can take to make sure you receive next week’s normal edition with a VBScript.

1) Change your email preference to plain text – the default at my end is HTML.

1a) Change your email preference to an address which is not filtered.

2) Add to your ‘ Add Sender to Safe Senders List’

3) Add me to your white list.

4) If you have a 3rd party email filter send me an invitation.

5) Email me with your solution.