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Windows 7: LAN naming issue

28 Mar 2011   #1
nabilalk

Win 7 Professional 32-bit
 
 
Solved:LAN naming issue

How can I change the LAN from TLC_Home to something else? Also, I would like the wireless network to read Hippocrates not Hippocrates 2. I bought a router off craigslist and I can't figure out how to change these names? Thanks.




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28 Mar 2011   #2
Kari

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Center
 
 

Click Change adapter settings on the left pane in Network and Sharing Center. Select a connection you want to rename, right click it to open context menu and select Rename.

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28 Mar 2011   #3
nabilalk

Win 7 Professional 32-bit
 
 

That only let me rename Local Area Connection to something else. I want to rename the TLC_Home portion. See screen, thanks for the reply.


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28 Mar 2011   #4
Kari

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OK.

Click the network type symbol, for instance house for home network. Type the name you want to use, click OK to save it.

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28 Mar 2011   #5
nabilalk

Win 7 Professional 32-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Kari View Post
OK.

Click the network type symbol, for instance house for home network. Type the name you want to use, click OK to save it.

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Kari
OMG thank you, that was driving me nuts (I'm OCD). By the way, what program did you use to annotate your screenshots? I like it.
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28 Mar 2011   #6
Kari

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Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Center
 
 

You are welcome The program is FastStone Capture: FastStone Screen Capture - The Best Screen Capture Software

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