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i saw that someone had quoted in another question that

environ("DOMAINNAME") should work, but it didn't.

so how can i find out the "domain name" which is shown on "my computer" window, should work on xp and 2000.

also what happens when this is called on a "2003 server"?
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Its:

Environ("UserDomain")


But if you dont want to do that, here is an API solution (i prefer this method anyway):

http://vbnet.mvps.org/index.html?code/network/getdomainname.htm


Good Luck..
Brian

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JRCSystemsDirector of Application Development

Commented:
I agree with Brian.

In addition, just in case you don't know...

Do Start/Run, type in CMD and press [Enter].

Type in SET and press [Enter].
It will show you ALL of the Environment variables set on the computer and their values.

JRC
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