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Group Policy WMI Filter – Laptop or Desktop Hardware

In a previous article¬†about WMI filters for Group Policy, I identified simple filters to make sure that GPOs will only apply to machines running a specific operating system such as Windows 7. This is helpful for separating workstations based on OS, but one of the most commonly asked for filter is whether the client is running on laptop or desktop …

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PowerShell – Get serial numbers for computers in Active Directory

There are a lot of posts about pulling data from a file to do actions against computers/users. While this is valuable, I prefer to do dynamic capturing of computer and user objects directly from my Active Directory. This is a simple script which will capture a list of computers from Active Directory and subsequently pull the serial number using the …