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Windows 7: Hide windows host name

11 Dec 2011   #1

Windows 7 x64 ultimate
Hide windows host name

How do I do this? I do not my window's hostname seen on a network.
Say if you do tracert it will reveal the host name, on Linux this is extremely easy to accomplish.

I already tried:

Net config server /hidden:yes

Also how do I change the hostname? I can change my computer name, but how do I change the hostname?

Like when I changed the name, restart, and tracert the ip it is still the same hostname, how do I change that? And how has this never been properly answered before?
NM to last part of question:

My System SpecsSystem Spec
11 Dec 2011   #2

Windows 10 Pro X64

The hostname is the Full Computer name as far as I know.

Hide windows host name-hostname.jpg

Type hostname in a Command Prompt window to see it. You need to reboot after changing it or maybe a logoff/logon will work.

My System SpecsSystem Spec
12 Dec 2011   #3

Windows 10 Pro (x64)

Hiding the about useless.
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 Hide windows host name

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