Windows 7 Forums
Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.



Windows 7: Rename computer

14 Dec 2010   #1

win7
 
 
Rename computer

Hi Gang

I thought I would rename my computer so I did the procedure to change it and every time I clicked on change I got this little box. No matter how I would enter the name I wanted I would get this little box. I am not using an characters at all. This is what I am trying to put in "Dicks main computer" just like that with out the quotes.

I have tried this on 2 other computers with the same results.

Thanx...Gunny



Attached Images
 
My System SpecsSystem Spec
.

14 Dec 2010   #2

Win 7 Pro x64 SP1 OS X Snow Leopard 10.6.7
 
 

You are not allowed spaces for computer names.
I've done this on my Macbook Pro (Boot Camp).

These are allowed:
DicksMainPC
DicksMainComputer
DicksPCMain

something similar to those, no spaces allowed.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
15 Dec 2010   #3

win7
 
 

Hi Dean

That fixed it. It sure don't like those spaces. I was sure it was something like that because it was doing it on 3 computers, think simple stupid. ha ha ha much thanx.

Take care.......Gunny
My System SpecsSystem Spec
.


Reply

 Rename computer





Thread Tools



Similar help and support threads for2: Rename computer
Thread Forum
How to rename "Computer" to "Username on Computername" Customization
'Rename' box doesn't show up when I rename a file shortcut General Discussion
rename hdd issues Installation & Setup
Computer - Rename in Windows 7 Navigation Pane Tutorials
rename Installation & Setup
Can't rename computer General Discussion
Win7 won't let me rename computer? General Discussion

Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 05:33 AM.
Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App
  

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33