Windows 2008 Sysprep – join domain issue

  This week I’ve made a template for Windows 2008 Standard x86 for deployment of new VM’s to our ESX Servers. Sysprep is now done through an XML-file instead of the usual INF file. To use it, you first have to install the Windows Automated Installation Kit and use the Windows System Image Manager. It’s … Read moreWindows 2008 Sysprep – join domain issue

How-to uninstall Internet Explorer 8

I you want to uninstall IE8 and it won’t uninstall through add/remove program. Should apply to beta and release candidate (that was where I needed it). Program didn’t show up in add/ remove, but could be uninstalled through %systemroot%\ie8\spuninst\spuninst.exe. I had to use this procedure since I first installed the beta. When I tried to … Read moreHow-to uninstall Internet Explorer 8

Monitor uptime using SNMP

Recently had a question if we could monitor uptime in some way. I found out that SNMP was probably the easiest way to go. Using the SNMP value system.sysUpTime.sysUpTimeInstance (OID .1.3.6.1.2.1.1.3.0) you can list the value. We use Nimbus with and use the snmpget probe to get the value, but any SNMP tool should do. … Read moreMonitor uptime using SNMP

Hiding the Cancel button in Windows XP Service Pack 3 install (or No Cancel, Back and Finish)»

Yesterday I made my first AutoIT script. Excellent tool for tweaking with installs (and other windows) to make them more suitable for your needs. Go to http://www.autoitscript.com/ for the tool. Best of all, it’s free 🙂 To make the button go away create a new AutoIT script and use the code below. Note: This script was … Read moreHiding the Cancel button in Windows XP Service Pack 3 install (or No Cancel, Back and Finish)»