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Windows 7: Rename computer

14 Dec 2010   #1
Gunny3053

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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




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14 Dec 2010   #2
DeanP

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.
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15 Dec 2010   #3
Gunny3053

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
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