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Specify Users to Receive Administrative Alerts (Windows NT/2000/XP)

This setting is used to specify a list of users and/or computers that should receive administrative alerts.

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Open your registry using REGEDT32 and find the key below.

Modify the REG_MULTI_SZ value called "AlertNames" and on a seperate line enter each user or computer to receive the alerts.

Restart Windows for the change to take effect.

Registry Editor Example
|NameTypeData|
|(Default)REG_SZ(value not set)|
|AlertNamesREG_MULTI_SZ"jsmith jdoe"|
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|HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\Alerter...|
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Registry Settings
System Key: [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\Alerter\Parameters]
Value Name: AlertNames
Data Type: REG_MULTI_SZ (Multi-String Value)

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Last modified: August 26, 2002