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
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 network lost.
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 completion.
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
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.
This section provides quick-start guidelines on:
•Creating User Accounts
•Editing User Accounts
•Configuring User Profiles
Tip: For detailed information on using the User Accounts window, click the help icon and examples links provided
throughout the wizards. For example, you can use the Windows Help and Support window click the help icon in the User
Accounts window to search for items such as user profiles and user groups and obtain links to detailed steps on creating
and managing these items.
Creating User Accounts
Only administrators can create new user accounts locally or remotely through VNC. However, due to local flash/disk space
constraints, the number of additional users on the thin client should be kept to a minimum.
NOTE: To permanently save the information, be sure to disable the File Based Write Filter (FBWF).
1. Log in as an administrator.
2. On the Start menu, click Control Panel → User Accounts.