Rename workstation

I would like to change the name of my workstation to something other than Dad-Computer
Frank FreeseAsked:
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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
Go to Computer, Right Click, Properties, Advanced System Settings, and in the window that comes up, click on the Name tab and change the computer name. You must restart after you change the name.
Is your workstation stand alone or part of a domain? Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8, or 10?

For the most part, If it is stand alone;
1) Right click on "My Computer" on the desktop or in the start menu and then click on properties.
2) From the properties screen under the "Computer name, domain , and workgroup settings" click on change settings.
3) Click on "Change" button.
4) Change the name, click "ok" and restart your computer.

If your computer is part of a domain, ask your network administrator.
NVITEnd-user supportCommented:
Pick Windows Start button.
Type sysdm.cpl. Press Enter.
In the Computer Name tab, pick Change.
Enter new computer name.
Pick OK close all dialogs.
You are required to reboot.

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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
Name change is really easy and covered in the first post here.
Frank FreeseAuthor Commented:
Thank you - good solutions from different directions!
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