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What is the difference between GUID and UUID?

What is the difference between GUID and UUID? Is it there is only one GUID per system or there are lots of GUID in a system?

How can I get the GUID in DOS mode? Is there any tools I can use to do it?
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jhanceCommented:
A GUID and a UUID are essentially the same thing.  The only difference is the CONTEXT of how they are used.

GUIDs are normally associated with COM/ActiveX
UUIDs are more general.

To make a GUID/UUID from a COMMAND LINE use the UUIDGEN command in the Visual Studio COMMON tools:

UUIDGEN >mynewuuid.txt
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calvenAuthor Commented:
Thanks for your answer. But one more question. I don't want to generate a new ID but just want to retrieve from the existing one? Can any tools help?
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jhanceCommented:
Retrieve WHAT existing GUID?

Your Windows 2000 system has thousands of GUIDs stored in it.
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calvenAuthor Commented:
Ok, let's say I want the system's AD UUID or any UUID in the system. Where can I download the tools to retrieve the UUID?
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jhanceCommented:
It's still not clear what you want here.

Please be more detailed and specific as your question seems to be "morphing" from one thing to another.  It's really hard to be helpful under such circumstances.
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netwiz562Commented:
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calven,
No comment has been added lately (383 days), so it's time to clean up this TA.
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jhanceCommented:
I DISAGREE!  This question answered FULLY!  I suggest force accept to jhance.
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netwiz562Commented:
jhance,

My recommendation is not the final decision...I will leave it up to the moderators who choose in the end.

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jhanceCommented:
I'm just stating my disagreement with your recommendation.
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