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@BanterBoy: - Explain what the script does and why it is useful.

@GitHub Copilot - The code above is a PowerShell script that defines a function called Enable-PrintSpooler. This function takes in a parameter called ComputerName which is an array of strings representing the names of the computers on which the print spooler service should be enabled. The function is designed to be used in a PowerShell console or script.

The function is well-documented with a detailed description of its purpose, parameters, examples, and notes. The CmdletBinding attribute is used to specify the default parameter set and the help URI for the function. The OutputType attribute is used to specify the type of output that the function returns, which in this case is a string.

The function uses a foreach loop to iterate over each computer name in the ComputerName parameter array. For each computer, it uses the Invoke-Command cmdlet to run a script block on the remote computer. The script block sets the startup type of the print spooler service to automatic and starts the service.

Overall, this function is a useful tool for enabling the print spooler service on multiple computers at once. It is well-documented and easy to use, making it a valuable addition to any PowerShell scripter’s toolkit.

To improve the readability of the code, the author could consider adding comments to explain the purpose of each section of the code. Additionally, they could consider using more descriptive variable names to make the code easier to understand. In terms of performance, the function could potentially be optimized by using parallel processing to enable the print spooler service on multiple computers simultaneously.

@BanterBoy: - Explain how to use the script and provide examples.

@GitHub Copilot - Certainly! Here are a few examples of how you could use the Enable-PrintSpooler function:

  1. Enable the print spooler service on a single computer:

    Enable-PrintSpooler -ComputerName 'COMPUTER01'
  2. Enable the print spooler service on multiple computers:

    Enable-PrintSpooler -ComputerName 'COMPUTER01', 'COMPUTER02', 'COMPUTER03'
  3. Enable the print spooler service on all computers in an Active Directory domain:

    Get-ADComputer -Filter * | Enable-PrintSpooler

    Note that this example assumes that you have the Active Directory module installed and that you have the appropriate permissions to query Active Directory.

These are just a few examples of how you could use the Enable-PrintSpooler function. The function is designed to be flexible and easy to use, so you can customize it to fit your specific needs.


function Enable-PrintSpooler
		A brief description of the Enable-PrintSpooler function.

		A detailed description of the Enable-PrintSpooler function.

	.PARAMETER ComputerName
		A description of the ComputerName parameter.

		PS C:\> Enable-PrintSpooler -ComputerName 'value1'


		Additional information about the function.

	[CmdletBinding(DefaultParameterSetName = 'Default',
				   HelpUri = 'https://github.com/BanterBoy')]
		[Parameter(ParameterSetName = 'Default',
				   Mandatory = $true,
				   ValueFromPipeline = $true,
				   ValueFromPipelineByPropertyName = $true,
				   HelpMessage = 'Enter computer name or pipe input')]
		foreach ($Computer in $ComputerName)
			Invoke-Command -ComputerName $Computer -ScriptBlock {
				Set-Service -Name Spooler -StartupType Automatic
				Start-Service -Name Spooler

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