In the recent Orcas CTP you would have noticed that it has a great background – just the name of the machine, OS and CPU information. I really liked this as it would be great for my virtual machines so I can keep track of where I am and now I have found the tool to do it.
BgInfo from SysInternals (now Microsoft) – http://www.sysinternals.com/Utilities/BgInfo.html
This is a screenshot of it running on the VM I setup tonight for my MCTS SQL environment. I think its great! and free!
If your a sysadmin looking after loads of servers – then I’m sure this could come in very handy.