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Published on 11.27.09 by Brent Trahan

Rename a Workgroup

Learn how to rename a workgroup in Windows 7.

How to Rename a Workgroup

  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.


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


  6. Type the new workgroup name under Workgroup and then click OK.


  7. Click OK in the information window.


  8. Click OK in the information window.


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


  10. Click Restart Now.


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

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