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riva11 | 03 Mar 2011 | 1 comment

Sometimes you need to know the MAC address for troubleshooting or other configuration settings. A quick way is open a command prompt, then type "getmac" command. It will be shown the MAC address(es) of local network adapters.

Description: the Getmac  command returns the media access control (MAC) address and list of network protocols associated with each address for all network cards in each computer, either locally or across a network.


getmac[.exe] [/s Computer [/u Domain\User [/p Password]]] [/fo {TABLE|LIST|CSV}] [/nh] [/v]
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/s   Computer   : Specifies the name or IP address of a remote computer (do not use backslashes). The default is the local computer.

/u   Domain \ User   : Runs the command with the account permissions of the user specified by User or Domain\User. The default is the permissions of the current logged on user on the computer... | 16 Feb 2011 | 0 comments
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ohzone - CherylPeterson | 22 Dec 2010 | 2 comments

You've searched the Forums looking for discussions that might answer the issues that plague you. Here is a list of the most visited forum discussions over the past year, maybe there's one here that you've overlooked...

25 Most Viewed Forum Discussions for 2010

  1. Windows 7 and Ghost
  2. Bootable USB Flash Drive
  3. Dell Latitude E6410 issues booting into Ghost
  4. Altiris DS & Windows 7
  5. Dell Latitude E6510 with Intel 82577LM NIC not working
  6. Windows 7 + Ghost not working
  7. ...
ohzone - CherylPeterson | 21 Dec 2010 | 0 comments

We aren't Neflix but we have some informative videos you may find helpful. Here is a list of the 25 videos that have received the most page views in 2010.

25 Most Viewed Videos for 2010

  1. Installation and Configuration of Wise Package Studio 8 on Windows 2003 Server
  2. Overview of ITMS 7.1 Updated Console Views
  3. Capturing network communication packets with Wireshark Utility
  4. Adding VISTA driver (NIC) to Windows PE in Ghost Solution Suite 2.5.1
  5. ...
ohzone - CherylPeterson | 21 Dec 2010 | 0 comments

You may have been searching for some of these nifty little scripts and helpful little drivers yourself. Here are the most view downloads for the past year. I hope you are finding these posts interesting!

25 Most Viewed Downloads for 2010

  1. Remote Altiris Agent Diagnostics
  2. SATA Drivers for Intel ICH9 and ICH10
  3. SATA ICH9 Drivers: Windows XP Driver Injection Script
  4. MSI "Run as administrator" Context Menu for Vista
  5. Uninstall MSI with VBScript
  6. ...
ohzone - CherylPeterson | 20 Dec 2010 | 0 comments

It's always interesting to see what other people are reading. Here's a chance to do that without looking over anyone's shoulder - so much less annoying that way. The most viewed blog posts in the past year.

25 Most Viewed Blogs for 2010

  1. Windows Installer & Safe Mode
  2. Ghost Explorer
  3. Uninstalling Altiris Agents
  4. Windows7 -Untangling Scripted Installs, Sysprep and Configuration Passes
  5. Wake on LAN (WOL) Utility
  6. ITMS 7.1 Beta - Now Available (Note: This beta cycle is now...
aka001 | 15 Dec 2010 | 14 comments

Good news for those experiencing the c0000005 errors with the Ghost client in Windows and PE. This issue has been resolved in build 2298 of Ghost 2.5.1. Several customers have tested it and have reported back that the issue is no longer occuring. You can get the certified patch from Technical Support. The readme is attached.

This issue is documented in the following technotes: TECH145391, TECH132035 and TECH122740.

ohzone - CherylPeterson | 17 Nov 2010 | 1 comment

Now you can follow your favorite Connect author! Does someone write articles, or create downloads that you find most helpful? You don't want to miss a word and now you can subscribe to that author and receive a notification when new content is published by that person - regardless of the subject or community.

Here's how:

Find a current post by your favorite author and click on "Subscriptions" at the end of the post.
Check the box next to the author's name and click "update"

That's it, you're done!


Venkatanathan | 20 Aug 2010 | 0 comments

After having supported many a customer on the use of Sysprep from the Ghost console, a thought often comes to my mind, "Why is it that the Sysprep answer file that is created for Windows XP machine differs from that of Windows VISTA or Windows 7?".

When we have a look at the sysprep answer file that is used for Windows XP, it is recommended that we could have fields that might be blank in the answer as shown below. They could be randomly left blank. If any of these fields are empty, then when the image that was sysprepped is being deployed the user would be prompted for those values. This seems like the correct process and something rather simple to understand as well.

On the other hand, while creating a sysprep answer file (given below) for either Windows VISTA or Windows 7, it is recommended...

Nitin | 11 Aug 2010 | 1 comment

The WinPE NIC driver for the Intel 82567 NIC from Intel's web site does not work on Dell e6400's or e6500's. Either use PC-DOS or get a special version of the NIC driver for use with WinPE from Dell's web site.


NOTE: The executable that you download is a self-extracting executable. If you run it, you will have the option to specify to where the files should be extracted and saved. The executable will continue at that pont and will attempt to locate drivers for the version of Windows you are running where you downloaded the driver file. It may...