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Why does an error occur when numerics are used for the name of the VAIO computer?

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Err Msg: Network Identification: The new computer name XXXX is a number. The name may not be a number.

This symptom is due to the specifications of the operating system. Please use alpha-numerical characters for the name of the VAIO computer.

For more information, please refer to the following solution in Microsoft's technical support website.
Article ID: Q244412
Title: Windows 2000 Does Not Permit All-Numeric Computer Name.