2000 network neighborhood: old pc name shows up even though the name has been changed.

Posted on 2004-10-28
Last Modified: 2010-04-14
I have a peer to peer network running Windows 2000 on both machines. I changed the name on pc1 to something else. But now when I browse to network neighborhood the old pc name still shows up. How can I remove this? It confuses my users because they see 3 computers in network neighborhood when only 2 are really there. Any help or advice would be appreciated.
Question by:andy86
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    How long has it been since you renamed the computer?  Have you rebooted the machine?  If yes, at a command prompt type:


    Hit enter and type:


    Let me know if this solves the problem.

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