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Change Computer Name to Serial

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Change Computer Name to Serial

Little Windows VBS script to pull Dell BIOS serial tags into Computer Names. I pulled this from an old backup, since it got removed a long time ago for whatever reason.

strUser = "Administrator" strPassword = "P@ssw0rd" Set objNetwork = CreateObject("WScript.Network") strComputer = objNetwork.ComputerName Set objComputer = GetObject("winmgmts:{impersonationLevel=Impersonate}!\\" & _ strComputer & "\root\cimv2:Win32_ComputerSystem.Name='" & _ strComputer & "'") Set objWMIService = GetObject("winmgmts:\\" & strComputer & "\root\cimv2") Set colItems = objWMIService.ExecQuery("Select * from Win32_OperatingSystem",,48) For Each objItem in colItems strMsg = objItem.Caption If strMsg = "Microsoft Windows XP Professional" Then winmgmt1 = "winmgmts:{impersonationLevel=impersonate}!//." 'WScript.Echo winmgmt1 Set SNSet = GetObject( winmgmt1 ).InstancesOf ("Win32_BIOS") for each SN in SNSet If SN.SerialNumber = strComputer Then MsgBox "Computer name already set! Name is: "& strComputer Wscript.Quit End If If SN.SerialNumber = "" Then MsgBox "Problem with computer naming!" Wscript.Quit End If ErrCode = objComputer.Rename(SN.SerialNumber, strPassword, strUser) If ErrCode = 0 Then MsgBox "Computer renamed successfully to: "& SN.SerialNumber End If Next End If Next
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