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 disk space available for roaming profiles. In some cases, it may be
necessary to remove software components to free space for roaming profiles.
Using the WinPing Diagnostic Utility
WinPing is used to start the Windows Packet internet Groper (PING) diagnostic utility and view the result
of echo requests sent to a network host.
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.
To open the Dell Wyse WinPing dialog box:
1. Log in as an administrator.
2. Click Start Menu → All Apps → Windows System → Run.
3. Enter WinPing in the Open box, and then click OK.
The Dell Wyse WinPing dialog box is displayed.
4. Enter a valid IP address in the IP address box.
5. In the Retries box, type or select the number of echo requests you want to send out to the network
6. 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, Determining the route took by
packets across an IP network.
For more information on these utilities, go to www.microsoft.com.
Managing Users and Groups with User Accounts
To create and manage user accounts and groups, and configure advanced user profile properties, use the
User Accounts window. By default, a new user is only a member of the Users group and is not locked
down. As an administrator, you can select the attributes and profile settings for users.
This section provides quick-start guidelines on: