You are currently offline, waiting for your internet to reconnect

Checking Operating System Version and Copying Customized MSGINA.dll file.

Support for Windows Server 2003 ended on July 14, 2015

Microsoft ended support for Windows Server 2003 on July 14, 2015. This change has affected your software updates and security options. Learn what this means for you and how to stay protected.

Author:
Nirmal Sharma MVP
COMMUNITY SOLUTIONS CONTENT DISCLAIMER
MICROSOFT CORPORATION AND/OR ITS RESPECTIVE SUPPLIERS MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS ABOUT THE SUITABILITY, RELIABILITY, OR ACCURACY OF THE INFORMATION AND RELATED GRAPHICS CONTAINED HEREIN. ALL SUCH INFORMATION AND RELATED GRAPHICS ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND. MICROSOFT AND/OR ITS RESPECTIVE SUPPLIERS HEREBY DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS WITH REGARD TO THIS INFORMATION AND RELATED GRAPHICS, INCLUDING ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, WORKMANLIKE EFFORT, TITLE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. YOU SPECIFICALLY AGREE THAT IN NO EVENT SHALL MICROSOFT AND/OR ITS SUPPLIERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF USE, DATA OR PROFITS, ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH THE USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THE INFORMATION AND RELATED GRAPHICS CONTAINED HEREIN, WHETHER BASED ON CONTRACT, TORT, NEGLIGENCE, STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF MICROSOFT OR ANY OF ITS SUPPLIERS HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF DAMAGES.
SUMMARY
This article explains how you can use a small script in login script of GPO.
MORE INFORMATION
This script explains how you can use a small script in GPO Login Script to copy a customized MSGINA.dll for logon purpose to operating systems. Windows XP and Windows 2000 MSGINA.dll are different. Windows 2000 MSGINA.dll will not work on Windows XP and vice-versa.
 
  1. This script stores the reports in a central place (. and report is saved as CSV so you can open it in Excel.
  2. MSGINA.dll file is copied as per the Operating System version. If its XP then MSGINA.dll for XP will be copied to client computer. If its Windows 2000 then MSGINA.dll for Windows 2000 will be copied to client computer.
  3. Ver.exe and hostname.exe are used to determine the Operating System version and Computer Name respectively.
 

***Start***

@Echo off
REM Reports will be saved in \\domain.com\netlogon\logon\MSGINAReport.csv

Echo Computer Name, Windows Version, Copied or Not ? >> \\domain.com\netlogon\logon\MSGINAReport.csv

SET Comp_name=
SET Win_Ver=
SET GinaCopied=

Hostname > host.txt
FOR /F "Tokens=1" %%a in (host.txt) DO Set Comp_name=%%a

VER > ver.txt
FOR /F "Tokens=*" %%a in (ver.txt) DO SET Win_Ver=%%a

Find /i "XP" < Ver.txt
if %ERRORLEVEL% == 0 (
     COPY "\\domain.com\netlogon\logon\msgina-xp.dll" "%WINDIR%\System32"
     IF %errorlevel% == 0 (
            SET GinaCopied=Yes
      ) ELSE (
            SET GinaCopied=No
      )
     CALL REGEDIT /S \\domain.com\netlogon\logon\logon-xp.REG
) ELSE (
     COPY "\\domain.com\netlogon\logon\msgina-2k.dll" "%WINDIR%\System32"
     IF %errorlevel% == 0 (
            SET GinaCopied=Yes
      ) ELSE (
            SET GinaCopied=No
      )
     CALL REGEDIT /S \\domain.com\netlogon\logon\logon-2k.REG
)

Echo %Comp_name%, %Win_Ver%, %GinaCopied% >> \\domain.com\netlogon\logon\MSGINAReport.csv

***End***
 
Properties

Article ID: 555988 - Last Review: 09/20/2007 23:19:47 - Revision: 1.0

  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Datacenter Edition (32-bit x86)
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Enterprise Edition (32-bit x86)
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Standard Edition (32-bit x86)
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Web Edition
  • kbpubmvp kbpubtypecca kbhowto KB555988
Feedback