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How to change computer name in Windows 10

Want to rename computer Windows 10 PC? Here’s how to change computer name in Windows 10 Laptop. This tutorial will show you two methods to change PC name. You can rename your Windows computer using system settings or Windows settings. Also change Windows 10 workgroup name.

This username use Windows to identify your computer on the network. You can rename your computer or change it domain or workgroup using system settings. Follow below given step by step process to change computer name in Windows 10 laptop or PC.

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There are several reasons to change or rename a PC in Windows 10 using below given two different methods.

1st Method: Rename my Windows 10 PC

Step 1: Right click on you’re my Computer (Computer icon)

Windows 10 Properties

Step 2: Select properties

Advance system settings in Windows 10 PC

Step 3: Tap Advance system settings         

Step 4: Tap Computer name tab (Show below given screenshot)

Rename computer Windows 10 PC

Step 5: Tap Change to rename this computer or Windows 10 workgroup

How to change computer name in Windows 10

Here you enter computer name and change Workgroup or domain in your desktop PC.

Rename a PC in Windows 10

Step 6: Enter PC name you want to set and tap OK

This pop-up message appear on the screen: You must restart your computer to apply these changes

Before restarting your PC, save any open files and close all programs.

Change computer name in Windows 10

Step 7: Tap OK

Changes will take effect after you restart your computer or laptop.

2nd Method: Change computer name in Windows 10

Step 1: Tap Windows start menu

Step 2: Tap Settings gear icon

Step 3: Tap System

Step 4: Select About at end of the left panel list

Step 5: Tap Rename this PC

Step 6: Enter name and tap OK

After restart your PC, you’re device name set automatically you entered. Also rename Windows 10 PC using command prompt.

And that’s it. I hope you will enjoy viewing to change computer name in Windows 10 PC. If you have any queries regarding this tutorial, let us know by leaving a comment below. Read more about Windows 10.

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