Sunday, March 05, 2006

Remove Removed Devices...

One of the most annoying errors IMHO is the one that you get when you change out a NIC (or remove a NIC from a VM) and try to reuse the IP address on the same machine.

So to get rid of that, first set the following machine environment variable:


... and give it a value of 1

I'll seriously consider adding this to the next SOE I work on, probably with a


This will allow you to see the removed devices in Device Manager when you go into the View menu and tick 'Show Hidden Devices'

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