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Windows 7: How to change initial computer name/ID

04 Dec 2011   #1
JazzSus

Windows 7 x64
 
 
How to change initial computer name/ID

Need help how to change the name or ID [I don't know how to name it correctly??] what shows in ....Computer> (C Drive>Users>JosefStalin ...[this name I need to change pernamently.] The icon has "lock" on it and I try to change in "User Accounts and Family Safety" as administrator it still stay there. This is on my new Acer AOD257 netbook [Win7 Starter] Any hint will be appreceated

Vlad


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04 Dec 2011   #2
Dinesh

Windows® 8 Pro (64-bit)
 
 

Create a new account with administrative rights, login with new account and then delete the one you want by going into Control Panel>User Accounts.
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04 Dec 2011   #3
JazzSus

Windows 7 x64
 
 

Awesome It helped. Time to time it happend have little "brain fart"....just don't figure out such simple thing. Thanks a lot. Have great day
Vlad
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04 Dec 2011   #4
seavixen32

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-Bit
 
 

You can also do it without creating a new account.

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04 Dec 2011   #5
JazzSus

Windows 7 x64
 
 

Seavixen32 Unfortunately this didn't work for me.....it still retain old/initial name what I've input while first starting the Acer notbook. Thanks for response anyway.
Vlad
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04 Dec 2011   #6
Dinesh

Windows® 8 Pro (64-bit)
 
 

Glad it worked out for you.
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