NOTE: If you use the Write Filter Enable icon to enable the Write Filter, the restart happens
automatically. By default, the NetXClean utility purges all but selected profiles on the system
when the thin client device starts up or when the user logs off. For information on NetXClean
utility, see Understanding the NetXClean Utility.
Using Roaming Profiles
You can participate in domains by writing roaming profiles to the C drive. The profiles must be
limited in size and it is not retained when the thin client device is restarted. For successful
downloading and proper functioning, there must be sufficient flash space available for roaming
profiles. In some cases, it may be necessary to remove software components to free space for
Using the WinPing Diagnostic Utility
WinPing is used to start the windows Packet internet Groper(PING) diagnostic utility and view the result of
echo request sent to a network host.
To open the Dell Wyse WinPing dialog box:
WinPing is a diagnostic tool that sends an echo request to a network host. The host parameter is either a
valid host name or an IP address. If the host is operational and on the network, it responds to the echo
request. The default is to send three echo requests and then stop if no response is detected. WinPing
sends one echo request per second, calculates round-trip times and packet loss statistics, and displays a
brief summary upon completion.
1. Click Start → Run.
2. Enter the WinPing in the Open box, and then click OK
The Dell Wyse WinPing dialog box is displayed.
a. Enter a valid IP address in the IP address box.
b. In the Retries box, type or select the number of echo requests you want to send out to the
c. Click Ping.
WinPing sends one echo request per second, calculates round-trip times and packet loss
statistics, and displays a brief summary under the Status section on the dialog box upon
Using the Net and Tracert Utilities
Net and Tracert utilities are available for administrative use for example, to determine the route taken by
packets across an IP network.
For more information on these utilities, go to www.microsoft.com.
Managing Users and Groups with User Accounts
Use the User Accounts window Start Control panel User Accounts to create and manage user accounts,
create and manage groups, and configure advanced user profile properties. By default, a new user is only
a member of the Users group and is not locked down. As the administrator, you can select the attributes
and profile settings for users.