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ICH8 2 port and 4 port SATA controllers 2820 and 2825

November 3rd, 2011 1 comment

I have a hardware independent image that I am trying to deploy on an HP dc5700 desktop. I need to find SATA drivers for the deployment. So far, I have only found drivers embedded in the chipset installation for the motherboard. However, this does not provide me with all of the files I want. The […]

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Preferred Server Tools

June 9th, 2011 7 comments

Jan Buelens is the creator and owner of this tool. Jan Buelens wrote a utility called prefmap.exe in AutoIT so preferred servers could be used in WinPE.  I have modified the code so it now works in Windows XP and Windows 7 (32-bit and 64-bit).  The main reason people are looking for it to work […]

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LDMS_Client Future Features

March 17th, 2011 5 comments

Future Features for LDMS_Client Please feel free to comment on this blog or email irishmn76@droppedpackets.org to suggest additional features or to support features.  The more feedback you give the easier it is to know what needs to be worked on next. Currently being worked for 3.2: Windows Local Scheduler Tasks – Thanks to Rob Fry […]

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LANDesk Query Builder

February 17th, 2011 1 comment

LDMSQB is a small utility (written in AutoitScript) that takes a text file of either computer/machine or user/logon names and creates a LANDesk query.

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Error codes

January 18th, 2011 No comments

Expected (and unexpected) results from software distribution

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Rename computer

December 22nd, 2010 No comments

This will rename the computer to whatever you pass it.

ld_scan_parser

September 30th, 2010 No comments

This tool strips the scans from old/corrupt scanners down to the bare minimum.

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LANDesk 8.8 tables you actually care about

September 23rd, 2010 No comments

Below is the list of tables you’ll want to consider when doing any direct querying of the LANDesk database.  Beneath the table name are the columns you’ll find the most useful data in.  This is not comprehensive, its meant to narrow down your search through the database schema. Know of some key ones we missed? […]

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Cleanup your Java versions

September 21st, 2010 No comments

How to get down to one version of java on all systems

Wipe a Disk through the Management Gateway

September 20th, 2010 No comments

How to initiate OS Deployment virtual boot via policy