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Computername on Taskbar

When working with several computers and servers at the same time, it is useful to be able to simply see what system you’re working on. In the distant past, we have used bginfo with some success. Today we stumbled on a tip by Elliot Gillum on StackExchange. He gave credit to this original post at

The steps are real easy:

  1. Right click on Taskbar
  2. Go to Toolbars
  3. Choose New toolbar
  4. Type in \\%computername% in the Folder field
  5. Click the Select Folder button

Or in dutch Windows:

  1. Klik rechts op de taakbalk
  2. Kies Werkbalken
  3. En kies dan Nieuwe werkbalk
  4. Typ \\%computername% in bij het Map veld
  5. Klik op de knop Map selecteren

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