Administrative Tools and Scripts

DelDate

by Daniel Petri

Description This command deletes all files from the specified directory that were last modified prior to the number of dates specified. The utility is very useful when scheduled to delete old log files. Important: No spaces are to be specified in the directory path. Use MS-DOS style short names. Requirements: Windows NT4/2000/XP/2003 Download Download deldate.zip… Read More

DispCompInfo

by Daniel Petri

Description This tool displays the computer name, IP address and optionally a text message on the user’s desktop. Not as complex as Sysinternals’ BGInfo, but very easy to deploy. Just specify the file in the logon script. The current version allows for displaying of computer names that are longer than 8 characters. Requirements: Windows NT/2000/XP/2003… Read More

IconZone

by Daniel Petri

Description This utility changes desktop icons, start-menu icons and quick-launch icons as well as proxy settings whenever the computer's IP address is changed. It is also capable of running scripts whenever the IP address changes. Here are a number of usage scenarios: Configure a laptop computer to automatically set the organizational proxy server as the… Read More

InGroup

by Daniel Petri

Description This utility enables an administrator to run batch files based on the user's group membership without scripting complex batch files. Requirements: This tool requires Windows NT4 (with Active Directory Client), Windows 2000, Windows XP or Windows Server 2003. Note: Active Directory Client can be downloaded from HERE Read more about the Active Directory Client… Read More

InOU

by Daniel Petri

Description This utility is designed to run in the login script and execute batch files (or any other executable file) if the user is a member of the specified OU. Requirements: Windows 2000/2003 domain. If using a Windows 9X or Windows NT4 client computers, make sure the client has Active Directory Client Extension installed. Read… Read More

OrgBuilder

by Daniel Petri

Description This utility builds up Active Directory users, OU's and groups as well as private and public shared folders. The users are retrieved from the attached Excel file. Requirements: Windows 2000/2003 domain. Download Download orgbuilder.zip (2mb) You need to extract the tool/script found in the downloaded file by using WinZip or similar. Usage First, install… Read More

RegPol

by Daniel Petri

Description This command line utility enables you to import .REG files even if the Group Policy is set to restrict the registry editing tools. If you use this policy setting, just use regpol.zip to import .REG files instead of the traditional 'Regedit –s' and 'Reg import'. Requirements: Windows 2000/XP/2003 Current version: 1.2.8 Version highlights: Minor… Read More

RenameNTGroup

by Daniel Petri

Description If you ever needed to rename an NT 4.0 group, you probably found that there is no way to do it through User Manager or User Manager for Domains! This tool does it. Requirements: Windows NT 4.0 Current version: 1.0 Download Download renamentgroup.zip (6kb) You need to extract the tool/script found in the downloaded… Read More

StartBut

by Daniel Petri

Description This command line utility enables an administrator to hide or disable the start button. Requirements: This tool requires Windows 2000/XP/2003. Current version: 1.0 Download Download startbut.zip (3kb) You need to extract the tool/script found in the downloaded file by using WinZip or similar. Syntax StartBut /enable | /disable | /hide | /show For example:… Read More

TreeMD

by Daniel Petri

Description This utility creates a directory tree. Download Download treemd.zip (6kb) You need to extract the tool/script found in the downloaded file by using WinZip or similar. Syntax TreeMD For example: To create the following directory tree: You need to run the following command: TreeMD c:'Temp'a'b'c Support No support of any sort will be given… Read More