Posted on January 8, 2009 by Daniel Petri in Administrative Tools and Scripts with 0 Comments


This tool displays the computer name, IP address and optionally a text message on the user’s desktop. Not as complex as Sysinternals’ BGInfo, but very easy to deploy.

Just specify the file in the logon script.

The current version allows for displaying of computer names that are longer than 8 characters.

Requirements: Windows NT/2000/XP/2003

Current version: 1.1


Download dispcompinfo.zip (14kb)

You need to extract the tool/script found in the downloaded file by using WinZip or similar.

Detailed Instructions

  1. Place the file in a network share. For example “”dc01’netlogon“.
  1. Add the following lines to your login script:


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