Customizing your computers name

Recorded Steps

Step 1: Click on “Start (button)”


Step 2: Type “Control Panel” and Open It.

Step 3: Click on “System and Security”


Step 4: Click on “System”

Step 5: Under Computer Name, Domain, and Workgroup Settings click “Change Settings” on the right side.


Step 6: A new window will pop up, that allows your to change your computers name. Click “Change.”


Step 7: In the new window that has appeared, enter your desired name under “Computer Name.”

Step 8: Click on “OK” and another window will pop up stating ” You must restart your computer to apply these changes.”

Step 9: Click “Close” and windows will ask if you would like to “Restart Now” or “Restart Later.” After being rebooted, your changes will take affect and your computer’s name will reflect what you changed it to be a few moments ago.

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