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How to Change Your PC Name in Windows 10

In Windows 10, you can change your PC name at any time you want.

You can do this task in many ways. In this post, we will see two simple ways to do this task. Let's see what they are.

Change Your PC Name in Windows 10

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    ​Right-click on the "Start" button (or press Windows key + X) and then select "System."
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    It will open up "About" section, and there you can see the "Rename this PC" button. Click on it.​
Rename this PC
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    ​​Now, you can see a popup with the field to enter your new PC name. Enter the new name of your PC as per your wish.
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    Click on "Next" button.​ If the name you entered ​contains certain character(s) that are not allowed, then you can see an error message.
New PC name
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    ​If the name ​contains allowed characters only, then you can see a popup with "Restart now" and "Restart later" buttons.​
Restart options
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    ​Pick the one you prefer. However, keep in mind that a restart is needed to apply changes.

​After you restart, you can see the changes.

New name showing on PC after the restart
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    Launch Run Command. Type "sysdm.cpl" (without double quotes) and then press "Enter." It will open up "Computer Name" tab of "System Properties."
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    Click "Change" button, and it will open up "Computer Name/Domain Changes" popup.
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    Under "Computer name," you can see ​a field with the current computer name.​
Current PC name
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    ​In that field, type the new name of your PC as per your wish.​
Provided new PC name
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    ​Click on "OK" button. If the name contains ​certain character(s) that are not allowed, then you can see a popup with an error message.
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    If the name contains allowed characters only, then it will bring a popup that states a restart is a must to apply changes. Tap "OK" in that popup, and then close the "System Properties."
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    Now, you can see a popup with the "Restart now" and "Restart later" buttons. Pick the one you prefer.
Restart options showing in popup

​Moreover, after a restart, you can see the new PC name.

The new name is showing on PC

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