Tool Tips & Troubleshooting
Microsoft Vista and Windows7 Does not
store application created files in the application default
directory under program files. Vista stores them under the user
profile is a virtual store as part of the "User Account Control"
security. This is usually not an issues with our applications
unless you are trying to find and edit setup files. When using
Vista or Window7 be sure you save your Hostfile (NetScan) or
Playlist (DigiSelect) in a user Directory and not a system
directory or you may be unable to edit properly.
Vista Virtual Store: C:\Users\Username\AppData\Local\VirtualStore\Program
Turn of System generated Sounds:
You may want to disable all system generated sounds during your
show to avoid any unwanted noise. this can be done in your PC's
Sound configuration, found in Settings --> Countrol Panel -->
Sound , by setting the "Sound Scheme" to 'No Sounds'.
Some Vista PCs will beeps when selecting an item in the playlist. This can be disabled by
Editing the registry for the
This item should have a null value set. Just double click the data field and empty out anything in it
(This will just stop the beep in your Listview)
- OR -
Editing the 'Default Beep' in your
PC's Sound configuration, found in Settings --> Countrol
Panel --> Sound , to 'None" (this will stop all system
Default Beeps )
XP SP2 limits the number of
simultaneous incomplete outbound TCP connection attempts.
After the rate is reached, subsequent connection attempts
are placed in a queue eventually to be resolved at a fixed
rate. This will effect the PortScan-IT tool if scanning more
than 10 ports at a time. It may also effect the monitoring
and Discovery tools if using TCP connections for the scan.
Using a higher timeout will help resolve the issue but will
cause a longer time to complete the scan.
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Microsoft Vista does not come, by
default, with the Telnet utility so the feature to use telnet by
right clicking a host in the log file does not work. The work
around is to find a copy of the telnet utility online and add to
You can use the Discover-IT TCP port selection
to find all devices on your network listening on a certain port.
This is a useful tool to find all devices that support Telnet,
ARPing across a router running â€˜Proxy ARPâ€™
will give the router MAC since the router knows that the target
address is on another subnet that it can reach, it will reply
with its own MAC address to the requesting Host.