Network identification

S

SonicYouthXY

Guest
Briefly, I have DSL with a Dynamic IP via an ATM/DSL Router.

I also use DNS2GO client to have a nameserver for whatever my IP address is.

I was wondering if anyone knew if i can enter that information into WINDOWS Network identifcation... ie. join that domain.

So that as soon as my PC is booted up and running, it has a name on the internet, i.e., my-friggen-pc.com instead of just an IP.

Or I guess I should ask what the "Network Name" tab is (under "System Properties")

sONIC.
 

JJB6486

Retired Mod
Political Access
Joined
3 Dec 2001
Messages
1,207
That is the NetBIOS name of the computer. It is the name displayed in My Network Places whenb browsing a workgroup

JJB6486
 
S

SonicYouthXY

Guest
aaahhh... ok...

and since i disabled NetBIOS and don't have a local network, it's pretty much useless....

so how do i identify my PC on the net?

i guess i have to shell out $$ for a static IP and ask my ISP if they can set up a nameserver for me... fat chance of that hapening...

guess i'll stick with DNS2Go for now...

thanks.

sONIC.
 

Members online

No members online now.

Latest profile posts

Xie wrote on Electronic Punk's profile.
Impressed you have kept this alive this long EP! So many sites have come and gone. :(

Just did some crude math and I apparently joined almost 18yrs ago, how is that possible???
hello peeps... is been some time since i last came here.
Electronic Punk wrote on Sazar's profile.
Rest in peace my friend, been trying to find you and finally did in the worst way imaginable.
Terrahertz wrote on Electronic Punk's profile.
Yo fellas!
Electronic Punk wrote on Sazar's profile.
Where are you buddy?

Forum statistics

Threads
62,007
Messages
673,466
Members
5,598
Latest member
Larry Chris