|laziness, impatience, and hubris|
I'm not a Win32 SysAdmin, but a cow-orker who is bought the following book. He says it helps a lot in his initial efforts at Perl.
striving toward Perl Adept
(it's pronounced "why-bick")
Win32 Perl Scripting: The Administrators Handbook
In reply to Re: (3) userinfo on NT (Win32 Perl Scripting by Dave Roth)