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#1 davenetd

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Posted 16 March 2005 - 03:28 PM

I need to rename my computer so that my network will automatically recognize me!
Please help. I am running Win XP Pro. I just got my computer, and when I set it up I didn't give it the correct name.

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#2 LoLucky

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Posted 16 March 2005 - 03:31 PM

Press and Hold the Windows Key and Press Pause/Break Key
in this window Click Computer Name Tab
Click Change...

Let us know if you need anymore help

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Posted 16 March 2005 - 03:57 PM

Press and Hold the Windows Key and Press Pause/Break Key
in this window Click Computer Name Tab
Click Change...

Let us know if you need anymore help

it will not let you name your computer the same
as any user account that is on the machine, nor will you
be able to name any user account the same as your
computer name... (having computer name/user name
the same is just saying to hackers... come on in! i have
no security!)

--rex, the paranoid
"Any technology, no matter how primitive, is magic to those who don't understand it."
--Florence Ambrose
Freefall (gooood webcomic)
reference to the specific strip that my quote came from.

#4 davenetd

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Posted 16 March 2005 - 04:08 PM

Thanks alot LoLucky this worked great!

Rex I don't need to worry about security issues,
I just need the PC to have the same name as my old one!

Thx
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Posted 17 March 2005 - 10:41 AM

Glad to Help :thumbsup:




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