How to Change Your PC Name in Windows 10?

You can change your PC name in two diverse ways, and they are:

Method #1

  1. ​Right-click on the Start button.
  2. In the Power user menu, select System option which you can find between Event Viewer and Device Manager.
  3. It’ll open the About section, and there you can see the Rename this PC button. Click on it.
  1. ​​Now, you can see a pop-up with the field to enter the new PC name. Provide the new name as per your wish.
  2. Click on the Next button. You can see a pop-up with an error message if the name contains certain not allowed character(s).
  1. ​If the name ​contains allowed characters only, then you can see a pop-up with Restart now and Restart later buttons.
  1. Pick the one you prefer. However, keep in mind that a restart is needed to apply the change.

After the restart, you can see the change.

Method #2

  1. Open System Properties.
  2. Click the Change button, and it’ll open Computer Name/Domain Changes pop-up.
  3. Under Computer name, you can see ​a field with the current computer name.
  1. ​In that field, type the new name as per your wish.
  1. Click on the Ok button. You can see a pop-up with an error message if the name contains certain not allowed character(s).
  2. If the name contains allowed characters only, then it’ll bring a pop-up that states a restart is necessary to apply changes. Tap Ok on that pop-up and then close the System Properties.
  3. Now, you can see a pop-up with the Restart now and Restart later buttons. Pick the one you prefer.

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

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