Rename Your Computer in Windows 8

Introduction 

 
When Windows is installed, by default it asks for the computer name during the installation process. There may also be a situation when you might want to rename your computer for some other reason. For this, you must be logged on as an administrator or a member of the Administrators group in order to complete this procedure; once the computer is renamed it requires a restart as well. If you are a Windows 8 user and want to rename your computer then follow the steps as given below.
 
Step 1
 
Logon to the Windows 8 computer with any account that has Administrative privileges.
 
Step 2
 
From the given option available on the applications Click on Desktop.
 
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Step 3
 
Right-click on the Computer icon and from the context menu that appears Click on Properties.
 
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Step 4
 
Now Click on Change settings under Computer name sections.
 
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Step 5
 
On the System Properties, click on the Computer Name tab and there click on Change buttons.
 
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Step 6
 
Type in the new name in the "Computer name" field and click on "Ok".
 
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Step 7
 
Click on the OK button in the information box and back in the System Properties box click on Close button.
 
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Step 8
 
Now restart your computer for the changes to take place.
 
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Summary

 
In this article, we learned about Rename Your Computer in Windows 8.