Monthly Archive: February 2006

Remote Scripting: “ActiveX component can’t create object” on WSHController Object 4

Remote Scripting: “ActiveX component can’t create object” on WSHController Object

While perusing the WSH 5.6 documentation I happened across a section on Remote Scripting. I imagined Remote Scripting to be possible but it isn’t something that I had seen before in the documentation. I...

Active Directory: Find Inactive Computer Accounts 0

Active Directory: Find Inactive Computer Accounts

Here’s a little script I wrote recently to find computer accounts that have been inactive (unused) for more than 60 days and are still resident in Active Directory. The computers are searched for throughout...

Upgrade :) 1

Upgrade :)

I’ve completed the move to WordPress 2.01, everything looks good so I’m happy with that but I’m not 100% happy with the response times being exhibited by the site. It used to be rapid...

Offer Remote Assistance in Windows XP Professional 18

Offer Remote Assistance in Windows XP Professional

I’ve spent a few hours this morning investigating Remote Assistance in Windows XP Professional. At first glance it looks like a potential VNC killer for the enterprise. Unfortunately, if you don’t look closely enough you’ll quickly dismiss it…