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Forum: Media Center 02 Nov 2011
Replies: 175
Views: 371,300
Posted By devlin7
I agree with sjac89. I used Shark codec in our...

I agree with sjac89. I used Shark codec in our school. Made the mistake of trying to upgrade it via an MSI and it stuffed everything up. There is no option for a silent install. Take a long time to...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 21 Mar 2011
Replies: 1
Views: 5,199
Posted By devlin7
Well it turns out that even though I sysprepped...

Well it turns out that even though I sysprepped my image with the generalize option for some reason all the cloned machines all have exactly the same CMID. [display using slmgr /dlv] My sysprep files...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 22 Feb 2011
Replies: 1
Views: 5,199
Posted By devlin7
KMS License count decreasing

I have a question regarding KMS licensing of our Windows 7 workstations. In January, I imaged around 200 machines. Within days I could see that the machines had registered and licensed themselves...
Forum: Network & Sharing 08 Feb 2011
Replies: 3
Views: 26,734
Posted By devlin7
I have made the mapped drive /persistant. This...

I have made the mapped drive /persistant. This seems to have fixed my issue.
Forum: Network & Sharing 08 Feb 2011
Replies: 3
Views: 26,734
Posted By devlin7
Hi, I have been searching the forum for a...

Hi,

I have been searching the forum for a similar issue. I too use a logon script to map network drives. When I open explorer the mapped drives are sometimes present and sometimes not. The net use...
Forum: General Discussion 09 Dec 2010
Replies: 15
Views: 2,549
Posted By devlin7
Thanks for all the posts. Things have looked a...

Thanks for all the posts. Things have looked a lot better after enabling the GP that changes which files are indexed. I seriously thought about uninstalling the Windows Indexing completely but then...
Forum: General Discussion 17 Nov 2010
Replies: 15
Views: 44,831
Posted By devlin7
Tries it while waiting and this seems to work...

Tries it while waiting and this seems to work just fine. I even crashed the machine while the user was still logged on and it tidied itself up. Anyone know of any pitfalls to this?
Forum: General Discussion 17 Nov 2010
Replies: 15
Views: 44,831
Posted By devlin7
Will adding the active directory students groups...

Will adding the active directory students groups to the local GUEST group make the profiles temporary?
Forum: General Discussion 17 Nov 2010
Replies: 15
Views: 44,831
Posted By devlin7
I work in a school and we have between 700 - 1000...

I work in a school and we have between 700 - 1000 user profiles on a Windows 7 machine. Windows 7 seems isn't handling this amount of users well [worse than XP]. I am unable to delete user profiles...
Forum: General Discussion 17 Nov 2010
Replies: 5
Views: 11,282
Posted By devlin7
As suspected the machines are working again this...

As suspected the machines are working again this morning. I have uninstalled indexing on two machines and will monitor. The machines are getting low on disk space 3-5gb. This is to do with there...
Forum: General Discussion 16 Nov 2010
Replies: 5
Views: 11,282
Posted By devlin7
Well I didn't solve it. Four machines affected in...

Well I didn't solve it. Four machines affected in our library today. The machines get to applying the computer policy and hang. I can logon via SAFE mode + networking with no issue however, the disk...
Forum: Backup and Restore 08 Nov 2010
Replies: 21
Views: 7,398
Posted By devlin7
Wow, I can see this is bugging you :-) I thought...

Wow, I can see this is bugging you :-) I thought office chair solution was aiming a little low so I have added a SEGWAY to my budget for 2011.
Forum: Backup and Restore 08 Nov 2010
Replies: 21
Views: 7,398
Posted By devlin7
Hi Again, I stripped everything from the...

Hi Again,

I stripped everything from the file except the specialize phase windows shellsetup_neutral. The only answers specified were the timezone and the computername. It still prompted for the...
Forum: Backup and Restore 07 Nov 2010
Replies: 21
Views: 7,398
Posted By devlin7
Yes that makes sense, I have plenty of time to...

Yes that makes sense, I have plenty of time to tinker. Thanks for all your help!
Forum: Backup and Restore 07 Nov 2010
Replies: 21
Views: 7,398
Posted By devlin7
The order made no difference. Neither did setting...

The order made no difference. Neither did setting the copy profile to false but it sure was worth a crack!
Forum: Backup and Restore 07 Nov 2010
Replies: 21
Views: 7,398
Posted By devlin7
Thanks Xarden. I'll give it a whirl.

Thanks Xarden. I'll give it a whirl.
Forum: Backup and Restore 07 Nov 2010
Replies: 21
Views: 7,398
Posted By devlin7
xml file looks as follows <?xml...

xml file looks as follows


<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<unattend xmlns="urn:schemas-microsoft-com:unattend">
<settings pass="generalize">
<component...
Forum: General Discussion 04 Nov 2010
Replies: 5
Views: 11,282
Posted By devlin7
As it turns out, I think that I have solved it....

As it turns out, I think that I have solved it. It seems that there is a firmware bug in the network switches we use. The switches have been running at 90-100% CPU and so have been struggling with...
Forum: General Discussion 04 Nov 2010
Replies: 5
Views: 11,282
Posted By devlin7
Windows 7 Group Policy

In the last few weeks I have noticed that around 30 of our 400 machines have got stuck applying Group Policy. The DISK drive light is hard on. If the machines are rebooted they get stuck at the same...
Forum: Backup and Restore 04 Nov 2010
Replies: 21
Views: 7,398
Posted By devlin7
OK I have tried the following all to no avail ...

OK I have tried the following all to no avail

<ComputerName>IT-*</ComputerName>
<ComputerName>*</ComputerName>
<ComputerName>%compname%</ComputerName>

It still prompts on first boot. Has...
Forum: Backup and Restore 03 Nov 2010
Replies: 21
Views: 7,398
Posted By devlin7
Thanks once again. Next year will be our second...

Thanks once again. Next year will be our second year of Windows 7, to be fair it has been OK. There are few gotchas. Our main one was printer drivers. Folder redirection is seriously screwed under...
Forum: Backup and Restore 03 Nov 2010
Replies: 21
Views: 7,398
Posted By devlin7
Thanks Xarden. I have tried that. The computer...

Thanks Xarden. I have tried that. The computer name is preset as "PC" but appears to be what ever is in the COMPUTERNAME field in the mini-setup before I hit CTRL-SHIFT+F3 to switch to audit mode....
Forum: Backup and Restore 03 Nov 2010
Replies: 21
Views: 7,398
Posted By devlin7
Ok so I have moved a lot since my original post....

Ok so I have moved a lot since my original post. I ended up installed the Windows System Image manage and generated an unattend.xml.

So now if I load Windows 7 on a machine by installing from DVD....
Forum: Backup and Restore 01 Nov 2010
Replies: 21
Views: 7,398
Posted By devlin7
W7 Imaging

Hi,

I work in a high school where the computers are all dual boot Linux and Windows 7. Now the Windows deployment kit is not very good at deploying Linux but the Linux deploy tools are pretty good...
Forum: General Discussion 01 Nov 2010
Replies: 15
Views: 2,549
Posted By devlin7
Thanks OEM. I will take a look at these setting s...

Thanks OEM. I will take a look at these setting s and see what I can achieve.
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