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Published on 11.27.09 by Brent Trahan

Rename a Computer

Learn how to rename a computer in Windows 7.

How to Rename a Computer

  1. Click the Start Orb.
  2. Right-click Computer in the Start Menu.
  3. Select Properties from the menu.
  4. Click Change settings under Computer name, domain, and workgroup settings.

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  5. Click Change in the Computer Name tab of the System Properties window.

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  6. Type the new computer name under Computer name and then click OK.

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  7. Click OK in the information window.

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  8. Click the Close button in the Computer Name tab of the System Properties window.

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  9. Click Restart Now.

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After the computer reboots it will have the new name you just gave it.

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