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How to change xp's host name by command line or tool, can it be done without restarting?

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Hi turbot_yu,

Netdom will do this from the CLI

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/298593

netdom renamecomputer oldcomputername /newname:newcomputername

This does not require a restart

Hope that helps,

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turbot_yu,

Correction, this DOES require a restart, my apologies for the confusion

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Does all the rename method need a restart?

How is the mechanisam of rename?
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Yes it requires a restart (you can set the delay for as long as you like)

The mechanism?  It changes the name!

Check the link and it should explain it a little better

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