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Where can I set the comment for computer ?
Comment which is visible in network neighborhood (network places). In Win9x it was set in the same place as the computers name but where in W2K ?
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TMan,

- Right click on My Computer on the desktop, choose Manage
- Right click on Computer Management, choose Properties
- on the Network Identification Tab you can enter a description, wich will occur in the Network neighborhood as comment to a computername

Boudewijn
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On the Network Identification Tab there is displayed computers name, workgroup and buttons "Network ID" (which 'configures' new settings) and "properties", where i can give computer name, select domain/workgroup, and under "more", can set DNS suffix.

But no comment/description !


(and yes i have administrator rights)
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by:sjouke
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I checked it again: the topics you decribe are those you get when you enter Network Identification from the Control Panel/System option. Try accessing it through Computer Management in the MMC, as I described earlier.

If that doensn't work for any reason, start MMC by choosing "Run" and type "MMC". Then choose "Console" and "Add/remove snapin". Then Add Computer Management for the Local Computer. Then right-click on Computer Management...etc. (see above). It works fine here on w2kprof and w2kserver.
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by:tonnybrandt
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sjouke is correct.
i just checked his advice on my own win 2k and it was there as he said.
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by:TMan
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sjouke, OK Thanks !
 You were right in the first time, I just have to learn to read/follow instructions better.. :-)
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