ADPinger
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ADPinger v1.0.0.0 released

ADPinger v1.0.0.0 After a lengthy beta period ADPinger 1.0.0.0 is now ready for release. I’d like to thank everyone that took the time to download and try out the beta, and a special thanks to those that submitted feedback. Based […]

Windows PE command window - Windows Preinstallation Environment command window
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Troubleshoot MDT Deployments with log files

How to: troubleshoot MDT deployments with log files Chances are good that at some point you will experience a hiccup during your deployment process.  An incorrect setting, missing driver, or improper script syntax has gotten the best of just about […]

List of NBPs for WDS
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PXE booting with WDS – DHCP Scope vs IP Helpers

I recently embarked on a mission to implement (WDS) Windows Deployment Services into our environment.  Due to a multitude of factors the WDS server could not be implemented onto the existing DHCP Server, and would instead reside as an independent […]

ADPinger
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ADPinger – a tool for removing old computer accounts in AD

v0.9.9.9 beta – a program for removing old computer accounts ADPinger is finally out for public beta!  You can find out more on the ADPinger website. I created ADPinger to help me more effectively manage my Active Directory environment at […]

List of required files necessary to remotely install windows updates
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Remotely Install Windows Updates – A How To Guide

Trying to remotely install windows updates can prove to be a real challenge. WSUS is a great tool for deploying MS updates throughout your environment, but the default GPO settings for WSUS only permits downloading of the updates to the […]

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Using ImageX to capture and deploy an image: a basic example

In this post I’ll go through a basic example of capturing and deploying a system image using ImageX: Sysprep the reference computer Capture an image of the reference computer Deploy the image to the target computer Please keep in mind […]

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How to determine logged on user in Windows XP from the command line

Getting logged on users from the command line While user accounts can typically be managed through a GUI there are times when user account management via the command line may be preferred. For instance, today I encountered an issue where […]