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Windows 7: Can the name you give your PC have embedded blanks within the name?

18 Jan 2012   #1

Can the name you give your PC have embedded blanks within the name?

If anyone knows for sure.

Or, get to a command prompt and issue:

ECHO %computername%

Thanks folks.

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18 Jan 2012   #2

Windows 10 Pro X64

No blanks allowed.
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18 Jan 2012   #3


IIRC, if you put blanks in, doesn't Windows then change that to a hyphen??

GOOD news as I'm tired of this massive .bat script and thought I'd have to update it to take into account embedded spaces in a directory node.
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19 Jan 2012   #4

Windows 7 Pro with SP1 32bit

The answer as had been said earlier is "No". But why don't you try it out and see it for yourself?
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 Can the name you give your PC have embedded blanks within the name?

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