Change the Computer Name on Windows 7

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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
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    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
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    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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