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How to Rename This PC in Windows 10

In Windows 10, you can rename This PC into any name you want.

It is a simple task. You can do this task in three different ways and without any delay, let's get started.

Rename This PC in Windows 10

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    Open the File Explorer.
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    Right-click on "This PC" in the left lane and you can see a popup menu.
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    Click on "Rename."
Rename option is shown after right-clicking on This PC
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    Now, provide the name you want. In this instance, I am providing the name "Thiru's PC Contents."
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    After that, click on "Enter" key.

That is all. The new name is successfully applied.

Thiru's PC Contents shown in File Explorer after renaming
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    Launch Run Command. Type "shell:desktop" (without double quotes) and then press "Enter." 
Run Command Box with command to open Desktop folder
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    You should be in the "Desktop" folder now. Find and right-click "This PC."
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    Select "Rename."
Rename option shown in Desktop folder after right-clicking on the This PC icon
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    Provide the name as per your wish and then click "Enter." 
Renamed This PC with Thiru's PC Contents

If you have already had "This PC" icon on the Desktop, then you can try it out the following steps: 

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    Right-click on "This PC" icon on Desktop.
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    Select "Rename" option.
Rename option
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    Provide any name you want and then click "Enter" key.
Renamed This PC icon on Desktop showing new name

Note

The rename will not affect the "This PC" option in "Open File Explorer to" drop-down list and Start Menu (To see the option in Start Menu: open Start Menu and then find and open "Windows System" folder). Except for these places, the changes will get applied to other places.

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