Free Tool: RegKeyToMOF

Here is a link to a free tool that automatically generates the MOF syntax for a given registry key. It has a nice, simple GUI that allows you to easily navigate down to the registry key you’re looking for. As soon as you click on the one you want, it …

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IIS 5.1 (Windows XP) Error Message

You may see an Error icon appear in the IIS 5.1 Management Console, and a message stating “Unexpected error 0x8ffe2740 occurred“. This can occur on Windows XP if WinRM (Windows Remote Management) is running. WinRM is Microsoft’s implementation of the DMTF’s WS-Management standard, and runs on port 80. This can …

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WMI Documentor

Here is a crude, but functional Visual Basic (VB) script that I wrote to document WMI classes, methods, and properties in Microsoft Excel so that they are searchable. Option Explicit dim TargetWmiNs, Excel, Row, tWmiClass, WmiClasses ‘*** Set this variable to the target WMI namespace to document TargetWmiNs = “\\remotecomputer\root\sms\site_lab” …

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