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Windows 2000 Description

Posted on 2004-04-21
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we have a mixed network (98, 2000, XP).  the boss just got an xp pc and wants to see the description in her network neighborhood for all pcs.  its easy for xp and 98, but how do you make w2k show up the same way?
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If you want to do it in a batch file or from a command window, use
net config server /srvcomment:"Your Description"
(48 characters maximum)

In the GUI, right-click "My Computer", choose "Manage" (*not* "Properties"). In the management window, right-click "Computer Management (local)", choose "Properties". The next window coming up look similar to the "My Computer" properties, but has only three tabs; go to "Network Identification", and you'll find a field to enter the machine's description.

Or, if you have a domain, you can enter the description using the "ADUC" console.
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