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Win9x question...

Try looking through NETSETUP.LOG in WINNT/DEBUG, if you have it.
Also, virus scan activity logs will contain references to the machine name.
If you have Frontpage, frontpg.ini in WINNT will have a reference.

-Warren Agin
  ----- Original Message ----- 
  From: Warren E. Agin 
  To: Ben Jackson ; kgleason at 
  Cc: discuss at 
  Sent: Wednesday, June 26, 2002 1:46 PM
  Subject: Re: Win9x question...

  I can confirm the first one. The second is likely dependent on the networking configuration - my registry does not contain that setting option.

  -Warren Agin
    ----- Original Message ----- 
    From: Ben Jackson 
    To: kgleason at 
    Cc: discuss at 
    Sent: Wednesday, June 26, 2002 10:48 AM
    Subject: Re: Win9x question...

    Well, in the wonderful world of Win32, most config data isn't kept in
    files, its kept in the horrid mess that is the Registry. They key in Win95


    Along with the network portion of the same data:


    I can't verify this now as we no longer have 9x machines at work, but I
    shuffled through one of my stacks of paper and found this.


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    On Wed, 26 Jun 2002, kgleason at wrote:

    > Does anyone know of a file location in Windows 9x where the Computer Name is consistently stored? I am trying to access this information directly from a QBasic program. I tried doing a search for text and came up with the USER.DAT and SYSTEM.DAT files in the \WIndows directory. 
    > It would be nice if there was one location where computer name was listed in a fixed location or where I knew the number of bytes following a variable. Can anyone help?
    > Thanks.
    > Kevin
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