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Changing computer name via the command line

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Is there a way to change the computer name via command line?


if no where in the registry can I change it.


Thanks!

Randy
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Is it a member of a domain?
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no it is not.

-Randy
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You can do it with the NewSid utility, which is free, from SysInternals.
http://www.sysinternals.com/ntw2k/source/newsid.shtml
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Then there is a good post here which addresses your questions:
http://groups.google.com/groups?selm=3DBD6E02.F0D75A0%40hydro.com
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