Archive for July, 2011

How to hide or unhide computer name on network

HereĀ  is the step:

To Verify and See if your Computer Name is Hidden or Unhidden

  • Open Command Prompt
  • In the command prompt, type Net Config Server and press Enter. (See screenshots below)
  • If it is hidden, then you will see Yes to the right of Server hidden.
  • If it is unhidden, then you will see No to the right of Server hidden.

To Hide your Computer Name from Displaying in Network

  • In the command prompt, type in bold below and press Enter.
  • Net config server /hidden:yes
  • You will get a The command completed successfully message afterwards.

To Unhide your Computer Name to Display in Network

  • In the elevated command prompt, type in bold below and press Enter.
  • Net config server /hidden:no
  • You will get a The command completed successfully message afterwards.
  • Exit Command Prompt then Restart the computer to apply.

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