Tag Archives: XP

Find XP Service Pack Version

By | February 4, 2006

Recently I needed to take a survey of one of my clients sites to determine which service pack versions were running on the machines. As opposed to going to each pc or running some bulky software, I came across a script which will read hostnames off a text file and output the XP Service Pack versions of the machines on the network. This is a quick way to find your service pack versions of your network XP machines

Configure Remote Assistance via Group Policy

By | February 1, 2006
Remote assistance is a new feature available in the Windows XP Operating Systems.  This can be very useful in offering assistance to your remote clients because it allows you to see the users desktop while they are using it, therefore allowing you to be able to walk them through how to do something. This article describes how to set up remote assistance in an Active Directory enviroment.