Data type Range Default value
REG_SZ DNS host name (Name of the local computer.)


Specifies the host name portion of the DNS name of the computer. The host name is the first label in the computer's DNS name.

Change method

To change the value of this entry, right-click My Computer, click Properties. click the Network Identification tab, and then click the Properties button. The host name appears in the Computer name field of the Identification Changes dialog box.