|Specify the Server Announcement Frequency (Windows NT/2000/XP)|
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Specifies how often a non-hidden server announces itself to the network. More frequent announcements keep client server tables more up to date, but may increase network overhead and processing on client computers, because the clients must process every announcement.
Open your registry and find the key below.
Create a new DWORD value, or modify the existing value called 'Announce' using the settings below.
Exit your registry, you may need to restart or log out of Windows for the change to take effect.
|(Default)||REG_SZ||(value not set)|
System Key: [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\LanmanServer\|
Type: REG_DWORD (DWORD Value)
Value: 1 to 65535 seconds (Default is 240)
Disclaimer: Modifying the registry can cause serious problems that may require you to reinstall your operating system. We cannot guarantee that problems resulting from modifications to the registry can be solved. Use the information provided at your own risk.
Last Modified: April 4, 2002