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Is it possible to change a Windows 7 computer name from the registry

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I know how to change a computer name, I was just wondering how to do it from the registry.
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HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\ComputerName\ActiveComputerName
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Great.  I tried googling before posting question and could not get the correct path.  Thanks
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You are welcome!
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