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Change NetBios name on macintosh

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I want to change the NetBios name on a macintosh computer. We're on a Win2003, Active Directory network. The mac is running OS 10.5 (leopard).
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Changing your Macs computer name is simple, heres how:

Launch System Preferences
Click the Sharing icon
Type in what you want your new computer name to be
Close System Preferences - its that easy
Name your Mac whatever you want, but youll want to keep it distinguishable from other Macs on your network
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