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How to setup Workgroup and Computer Name in Windows XP
Posted Date: 19-Jun-2010
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A Computer name is an identifier which is unique for that computer in a network. This article discusses the procedure on how to set up the computer name and the work group in Windows XP.
Setting up Work group and Computer name in Windows XP
A computer name is a unique identifier in a network. The name of the computer identifies that computer in a network of computers. The procedure to set up a computer name and the work group in Windows XP is given below:
Open Control Panel
Click on System Icon in Control Panel
Now System Properties Windows opens up
Click on Change button now and enter the name of the computer
Under the Combo Box "Member of", select the radio button labeled Wordk Group and assign the same work group name which is same as that of other computers
You will be prompted to restart the computer.
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Responses to "How to setup Workgroup and Computer Name in Windows XP"
Shaikh Izaj Ahmed
20 Jun 2010
Wow explained How to Change Computer name and Work Group in a very short article, great, It is really a helpfull one for all people who are using Network on their computers and also it will be helpful for Hardware and Networking Engineers to perform the things while doing ethernet connections on their site work.
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