Change the Computer Name on Windows 7

Edited by Lukward Thomason, Imado, Eng

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    Start of by right clicking on the computer icon, and then click Properties.
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    Once the window opens, you need to go to Advanced System Settings, which is on the left side of the window.
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    Click it once and the window will open.
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    In this window, we will be looking for Computer Name tab.
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    Click it and then we have the ability to change the name of the computer.
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    To do so click on Change.
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    You can see that my computer is already has a name. So we are going to change it, to do so we need to remove the old name and to enter a new one.
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    Once you have input the new name of the computer, click OK.
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    A prompt will pop up telling you that you must restart your computer to apply this changes, click OK.
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    Click on Close button.
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    Now the system will ask you if you want to restart your computer right now or restart later.
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    For the sake of the tutorial, I am going to click Restart Later, but you should click Restart Now.
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    Once the computer restarts, the name will be changed.
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    This concludes our tutorial on how to change the computer name on your Windows 7. Thank you for watching VisiHow. If you have any other comments or questions, leave them in the comment section below.
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Recent edits by: Imado, Lukward Thomason

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