How to add "Operating System" and "Operating System Service Packs" to the ADUC view columns

In ADUC when selecting View Add/Remove columns I want to be able to have the operatingSystem and operatingSystemServicePack added as an additional column. I went through ADSIEDIT and configure the Display Specifier/409/defaultdisplay/extracolumns but still it would not work. Not sure what I am doing wrong.
CiscoAznAsked:
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Kent DyerIT Security Analyst SeniorCommented:
I going to ask a silly question..  Are you a Domain Admin and/or do you have  rights to modify the structure in AD?
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CiscoAznAuthor Commented:
Yes I am the Domain Admin and Schema Admin which is what's needed to modify.
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Kent DyerIT Security Analyst SeniorCommented:
Maybe you can complete the sentence..  When you say it does not work, what happens?  Are you able to complete the changes to the form?  Does it not add / upload the components to your DCs?  If memory serves, you have to made the needed changes on your workstation, upload to the DCs and wait bit for replication to occur...
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CiscoAznAuthor Commented:
I made the changes on the DC. It took the changes but when I close and reopen ADUC there's no option for the feature I just added.
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Kent DyerIT Security Analyst SeniorCommented:
Suggestion..  Maybe it took..  Have a colleague login and check..  Go to another workstation and check?  Something maybe a bit amiss with caching in your profile?  It just does not seem right, you made the changes, it took and you are not seeing the changes..  I would start with asking a colleague or logging in under a different server after sufficient time has been allowed for replication.
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CiscoAznAuthor Commented:
Doesn't matter the workstation. The settings was added on the DC but its not viewable on the DC itself. So there must be something that's been missed.
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ThinkPaperIT ConsultantCommented:
I find that I have to add it to multiple displays like computer-Display and organizationalUnit-Display to get it to show up properly as an available column.

BTW - how did you add the entry? Did it look something like:

operatingSystem,operatingSystem,0,100,0

http://markparris.co.uk/2011/12/12/add-operating-system-and-service-pack-information-to-active-directory-users-and-computers/
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CiscoAznAuthor Commented:
ThinkPaper i've been using the link you already posted yesterday as a reference. The only problem is the "CN=default-Display" will only show the "extraColumn" and the other attributes will not show the "extraColumn" for me to add the "operatingSystem".
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CiscoAznAuthor Commented:
Seems if you change the "CN=organizationunitDisplay" it will delete the default selection and only list the OperatingSystem and SP.
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Kent DyerIT Security Analyst SeniorCommented:
Before you guys laugh..  Hang with me for a moment..  If you download KiXtart - http://kixtart.org there is a Microsoft Word Document that Ruud (he is a Microsoft Employee) that lists all of the up-to-date OS, CSD (Sevice Pack), Terminal Services, etc.  In there...

Page 121 has @PRODUCTTYPE and has listed the versions of Vista, etc.

Right before that he lists architecture.

There is other good reference material as well.  You don't have to run KiXtart, but the material is helpful.
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