Rename a PC in Windows 10

Edited by Lukward Thomason, VisiHow, Eng

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    The first thing that we need to do is click the lower-left corner of the screen
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    This will open the start menu.
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    Then, we need to click "Settings"
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    Now, we need to click "System"
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    Then, we scroll all the way down and click "About"
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    On the right side of the screen, we will have our PC name. In this case, it's "Test-PC".
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    We can rename the PC
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    To rename it, we need to click "Rename PC".
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    Now, we need to type the name for the PC
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    For example, "VisiHow-PC".
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    Then, we click "Next"
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    We wait for the changes to take effect.
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    Now, we will need to restart the computer
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    For this tutorial, the computer is not going to be restarted. "Restart later" will be clicked, but we should click "Restart now". In this tutorial, the name of the computer is "(VisiHow-PC after restart)". If we restart the computer, the name will be changed.
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This concludes our tutorial on how to rename the PC on Windows 10 computers. Thank you for watching VisiHow! If you have any other comments or questions, please leave them in the comments section below.

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Recent edits by: VisiHow, Lukward Thomason

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