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comment Why is the Computers object a CN not an OU in Microsoft Active Directory?
That's great, but misses the point of the question.The internet is full of tricks to not use these objects, but I want to know why they were put there in the first place. What problem were the developers of active directory solving by having these objects be different from everything else?
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comment Why is the Computers object a CN not an OU in Microsoft Active Directory?
If they are not part of the organization, why are they used as part of the organizational structure? I totally get that Microsoft did a lot of work to prevent anyone from messing with them. What I want to know is why. Why are these objects so important? I can't find anyone who seems to know that answer. Everyone just points to a Microsoft KB that tells you not to do it.
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revised Why is the Computers object a CN not an OU in Microsoft Active Directory?
Made it more clear that I want to know what will break if I get rid of the default computers and users object.
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comment Troubleshooting Application Evaluations in SCCM2012
BTW - After some help from @d4rkcell it turns out that Win32_Product does more than just hold data. The TLDR result of this info is to stay out of this WMI Class.
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comment Troubleshooting Application Evaluations in SCCM2012
That is an interesting bit of info. The link you gave didn't return a page so I did some google searching. Found these pages to backup this statement: blogs.technet.com/b/askds/archive/2012/04/19/… ::: myitforum.com/cs2/blogs/gramsey/archive/2011/01/25/…
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comment Troubleshooting Application Evaluations in SCCM2012
It's important to note that the "unistall" registry location is used to list programs in the "Uninstall a program" section of the control panel. From what I can tell, this could be deleted and msiexec will still be able to find the package if you feed it the "/x {GUID}" command. For 99% of all programs, I can use this location to detect programs, but it is not an authoritative source.
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