troubleshooting Question

Computer name shows different under My Computer

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Not sure if this is just something really easy or a bug, or what... but Computer name next to the icon under Computer shows a different name than what the computer is actually named under Advanced system settings (full computer.domainname.)

But as you can see on the left, it's showing old computer name. On the right, it's showing new computer name, as is on the domain.

This is Windows 7 64 bit on Lenovo x220 laptop. I tagged vista and 2008 tho since I thought solutoins for them may work for this win 7 box... let me know if you can help

See screenshot

computer name difference
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