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Include a Comment in the Server Announcement (Windows NT/2000/XP)

This setting allows you to specify a comment which is sent in server announcements and returned to NetServerGetInfo requests.

This tweak can be easily applied using WinGuides Tweak Manager.
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Open your registry and find or create the key below.

Create a new String value, or modify the existing value, called "Comment" and set it according to the value data below.

Exit your registry; you may need to restart or log out of Windows for the change to take effect.

Registry Editor Example
|NameTypeData|
|(Default)REG_SZ(value not set)|
|CommentREG_SZ"Primary Mail Server"|
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|HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\LanmanS...|
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Registry Settings
System Key: [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\LanmanServer\
Parameters]
Value Name: Comment
Data Type: REG_SZ (String Value)
Value Data: Text String

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Disclaimer: Modifying the registry can cause serious problems that may require you to reinstall your operating system. We cannot guarantee that problems resulting from modifications to the registry can be solved. Use the information provided at your own risk.

Last modified: April 4, 2002