How to change the computer name on Windows 7 PC

The name of the computer can be changed on a Windows 7 PC using the System Properties window.

To access System Properties window you can follow any one of the steps mentioned below

1. Start Menu –> Computer –> Right Click and select Properties –> Advanced System Settings

or

2. Star Menu –> Control Panel –> Systems and Security –> System –> Advanced System Settings

In the System Properties select Computer Name tab

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Click on Change button, this would launch the Computer Name/Domain Changes window

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Enter the new Computer name in text box available below Computer name: label and Click OK to confirm the changes. Make sure to restart your PC for the changes to get effected.

In Category: Windows 7

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