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computer description appears before computer name in XP

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by BitBanger, Feb 1, 2005.

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  1. BitBanger

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    Hi all,

    When viewing a workgroup in XP, it has this annoying way of displaying the computers under the Name column: (the comments column only displays the computer description)

    computer_description (computer_name)

    which makes it impossible to sort the list based on computer name.

    According to microsoft kb article 330193, this is a known issue that was addressed in SP2. My machine came with SP2 but I still have the problem.

    any ideas???

    thanks
     
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