I'm working in virtualized env. and when try to migrate winXP VM to win7 with included preinstallation task - Collect Computer Name, it doesnt work... it stops right after message block "creating system structures"... then after a few minutes restarts and message appears "boot manager is missing"...

Without that task, everything works fine... I haven't touched the script... has anyone had this problem?

 

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Have you tried these?  http://www.kace.com/support/resources/kb/article/Get-Set-ComputerName?action=artikel&id=1137

This is what we use, haven't had any problems with them yet.

Answered 02/05/2014 by: nheyne
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  • I haven't...i can't access those files... can you paste me code here?
    • E-mail KACE support to have an account created for you. If you're a KACE customer you should definitely have an account for downloading. I can't post those files any other way.
      • I understand...can you just tell me,is this files you're mentioning different/improved from the ones I have that came with K2000 predefined?
    • These ones work with both system images and scripted installs. The canned scripts only work on one of those, can't remember which one.
      • I have problem with SI which I explained in problem description...Hmm,i'll try to get account for those scripts...i'm still new at this... tny for advices
    • I think you just e-mail support and give them your e-mail address, that is what you'll use for your username.
      • Ok, I'll do that, tny :)
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The collect computer name task only works with images.

 

Answered 02/05/2014 by: Timi
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  • I've run some tests I can conifrm that "collect_comp_name" works for K-imaging method...not for WIM, which is understandable...
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This tool only work with images.
How about using wsname.exe, which can be used as post install task and can do much more (I really love it)
Only issue: not useable when the system has joined a domain.
http://newstuff.clarke.co.nz/wsname
Download it here:
http://cdn.itninja.com/K2000/wsname.exe

Answered 02/05/2014 by: Nico_K
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  • Nico_K, you said that you used/using this wsname app...Is there a set of commands that can get existing computer name?
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