Note if the service Remote Registry is not enabled, then one will get the following error:
Note with Win2k SP4 an updated version of Netdiag has been released. More Info MS KB812809
[FATAL] Failed to get system information of this machine.
More Info MS KB287735
Note if using WinXP/Win2k3 one should use the Netdiag.exe supplied on the install cd WinXP (X:\Support\Tools\Setup.exe) / Win2k3 (X:\Support\Tools\suptools.msi), or else one will get the following error:
netdiag.exe - Entry Point Not Found :
The procedure entry point DnsIsDynamicRegistrationEnabled could not be located in the dynamic link library DNSAPI.dll
The procedure entry point DnsGetPrimaryDomainName_UTF8 could not be located in the dynamic link library DNSAPI.dll