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Display a description of the computer in Network Neighborhood (Windows 2000)
This tweak allows you to add a description of the computer for display in Network Neighborhood.

Optimize the Windows Server Service (Windows NT/2000/XP) Popular
This setting can be used to manually optimize the Windows server functionality. By selecting the appropriate value you can optimize the service for memory usage, network throughput or a balance of both.

Display Configure Your Server Wizard (Windows 2000)
You can modify your user profile to determine whether the "Windows 2000 Configure Your Server" dialog box appears at startup.

Support Browse Lists for Multiple Domains (Windows NT/2000/XP)
By default, the Computer Browser service only maintains a list of servers on the local network. To allow clients to browse computers on other domains you may need to add the other domains names using this tweak.

Search for Network Folders and Printers (All Windows)
This setting controls whether Windows should automatically attempt to locate available file shares and printers by crawling the local network.

Specify the Server Announcement Frequency (Windows NT/2000/XP)
Specifies how often a non-hidden server announces itself to the network. More frequent announcements keep client server tables more up to date, but may increase network overhead and processing on client computers, because the clients must process every announcement.

Specify the Server Announcement Variation (Windows NT/2000/XP)
This parameter specifies the time by which the server announcement period can vary. This helps to prevent several servers from continuously announcing simultaneously, thereby reducing network load peaks.

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.

Specify the Idle Timeout for Server Connnections (Windows NT/2000/XP)
Specifies the amount of idle time that a circuit is allowed before being disconnected. If this parameter is set to a low value, it saves server resources but reduces performance because of client overhead in reconnecting.

Control MS-DOS File Control Blocks (FCBs) Usage on Servers (Windows NT/2000)
Specifies whether MS-DOS File Control Blocks (FCBs) are folded together, so multiple remote opens are performed as a single open on the server to save resources.

Change LAN Auto-disconnect Timeout (Windows NT/2000/XP) Popular
Windows can be configured to automatically disconnect idle LAN sessions are a set number of minutes.

Support Long Filenames on Netware Servers (Windows 95/98/Me)
This setting controls whether long filenames (LFN) are supported on Netware servers, and if supported which versions.

Disable the Printer Server Browse Thread (Windows NT/2000/XP)
When this option is enabled, the print spooler does not send shared printer information to other print servers.

Control Automatic DNS Server Cache Updates (Windows NT/2000/XP)
This value disables that automatic cache updated from the DNS root servers. Useful when there is a problem with the root servers, or if you wish to completely control DNS updates.