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Windows 7: Win7 won't let me rename computer?

12 Feb 2010   #1

Win7 won't let me rename computer?

Trying to rename the computer name in Win7, but when I change the name, "OK" is grayed out and I can't save the change..

Any thoughts as to why? I'm logged in as an admin user.

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12 Feb 2010   #2

Windows 7 Home Premium

Right click Computer, click on Change Settings on the right side of the page, then when the next menu opens click Change (where it says "To rename this computer click Change").

Computer Name - View and Change

Is that what you did?
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13 Feb 2010   #3


I'm an idiot. Problem was that we were trying to change the case of the name to all lowercase, and it wasn't seeing the change to lowercase as an actual change, so it wouldn't let me 'OK" out...

all fixed.
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