XP My network Places - Vista Network

Discussion in 'Windows Vista General Discussion' started by edge, Oct 10, 2007.

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    edge Guest

    we populate the comment field on login with the user name. in xp when i look
    at "Microsoft Windows Network" it shows the comment field and it's easy to
    identify which users are on which machines. I can't get Vista to show me the
    same information. in network, how do i get it to show a column with the

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    edge, Oct 10, 2007
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    PKrueger Guest

    A workaround:

    I've found an answer for this one.

    From an XP computer on your domain, create a shortcut to your network:
    1. Open My Network Places
    2. Click "Entire Network" on the left.
    3. Open "Microsoft Windows Network"
    4. Right-click your network and click "Create Shortcut"

    Copy that shortcut to your Vista machine and you should be good to go.
    PKrueger, Mar 7, 2008
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