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How to rename a file to include remote machine's hostname via batch script?

I have a .bat file that copies a file from one computer to another. During the transfer I would like to rename the file to include the hostname of the computer from which the file originated. The ...
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Dont know how to connect AC-97, HDAUDIO, and USB connectors to motherboard [duplicate]

I'll provide pictures so you guys can see, but basically I recently bought a new case for my pre built lenovo k330b. I cant find how I'm supposed to position the connectors. Please help me out with ...
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Can you connect to a windows domain from a seperate network?

I was wondering if you can connect to a domain from a separate network... Reason being is because I have a clients laptop here with me and I was wondering if I can join their domain from here at my ...
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Is computer name a hostname that I can point it to an IP?

On my Windows7, when I get into the properties of My Computer, I can see that my computer name is compname123. It seems that when I ping or connect (say remote access) to this computer from another ...
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What is the difference between “Computer name” and “Full Computer Name”

When I'm looking at "System Information" on Windows OS I can see two fields which have the same values. Computer name and Full computer name. So what is the difference between "Computer name" and ...
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Computer name will not echo in batch file

I have a PDQ installer which registers 2 DLL files and logs the results to a network share. If I run the PDQ on 1 machine it echo's the computer name fine, however if i run the installer on multiple ...
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Where can I find an initial/default computer name per OS? [closed]

After installing the OS you get an initial/default computer name, i.e. for some Windows computers is something like "WIN-SJ32FF4". Does it always start with "WIN-"? What would it be for Linux? ...
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Unable to resolve computer name but able to resolve using ip address on my mac?

On my mac it resolve the computer-name or localhost or ipaddress of course. But i'm trying to use my phone to access the server setup on my machine but I can only resolve it using my mac's ip address ...
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Can Mac OS X and Windows 7 have same computer name in a dual boot setup?

I am running Mac OS X Lion on a MacBook Pro, and I just set up Boot Camp on the system and installed Windows 7 into another partition. This means it is now a dual-boot machine, and I can boot up into ...
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VirtualBox Issue: virtualbox changed my Computer Name's ip address in Windows

I had installed virtualbox 4.2.2 in Windows 7. My Computer Name is: MY-PC My IP address (using ipconfig /all command) is: 192.168.1.101 My IP is dynamic and I set DNS to google dns (8.8.8.8) When I ...
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Why was an apple chosen as the logo for Macintosh? [closed]

This one has always boggled me. I've heard some theories like "A" in apple would put them first in phone book listings or one of the guys key to starting the company was name Macintosh. Can somebody ...
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Which computer it can be from 90s?

Sorry for an offtopic, but this question is bothering me for many years and I don't know where else to ask. Back in a 90s, I think it was 1995 my mother received a personal computer from Germany. It ...
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How to change ownership in Ubuntu 11.10?

I recently got a new comp and gave my not so old one to my hubby. It is obviously all in my name, so I am wondering how to change the name of my computer and root and everything from my name and ...
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How do I change the computer id on my mac?

I bought a late 2009 Mac Mini recently, updated it to Lion, and was rather frustrated to find that even after changing the Bonjour, DNS, and local network name, the terminal prompt (and "Computer ID" ...
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Windows XP: how to change computer name without reboot?

Under Windows XP, is it possible to change the computer name without rebooting? If so, how?
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Windows Hostname From File System

How can I determine the hostname of a Windows (XP) computer from files alone? I have a full backup of several hard drives, but I'm not sure which one is which.
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simple network between xp & 7 with cross cable problem

I have a simple network between Windows XP and Windows 7 with crossover cable. Windows 7 computer is acting as a router with two LAN cards (onboard and PCI). Onboard card settings: Obtain an IP ...
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Windows cannot access \\servername from Windows Server 2008 R2

I recently set up a new Windows Server 2008 R2 64-bit machine in a network which is predominately XP and Server 2003. After a reboot, \\servername works A while later, \\servername -> "Windows ...
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How to use ScreenSharing when you don't know the IP address of the target computer?

I would like to use OS X ScreenSharing to connect to another Mac on my network. I can do so by using Finder > Connect to Server, but I have to enter the Server Address: vnc://192.168.0.9 (the ...
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Even after formatting and clean-installing OS X, my iMac still keeps the old computer name (kind of)

Previously, formatting my iMac's HDD and clean-installing OS X 10.6 on it, used to rename the computer name back to OS X default computer name which is derived from the user's first and last names. ...
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Scan for computers from IP Range

I'm looking for a way to scan all the computers on our network and bring back there computer name and allocated IP. For example: scanrange -s 10.222.0.0 -e 10.222.255.255 The result I'm looking ...
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How long can a Windows computer name be?

Is there a limit to the number of allowed characters for Windows computer names? If so, what is the limit?
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Connected to office via VPN. How to resolve computer names?

I'm using VPN Tracker to get an VPN connection to work. My problem, though, is that I have to use ip addresses to connect to 'in-office'-computers. How can I make my mac resolve computer names ...
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Change computer name of an Ubuntu desktop computer

How can I change the computer name on an Ubuntu desktop computer? I already tried changing the /etc/hostname file but that only caused the wireless to stop working. I found an old guide that ...
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Why does remote desktop not work for me by computer name, and only by IP?

I have a computer at work that I can only connect to remotely when using the computer's IP address and not when using the computer's name. I can see my computer name is set up correctly as "JoshPC" ...