2 Ways to Change Computer Name in Windows 10 (+Pictures)

2 Ways to Change Computer Name in Windows 10 (+Pictures)

Geekers - .COM – When you want to connect your PC to another computer, you definitely need the computer name of your PC to make it easy to connect. Usually, the default computer name from the factory is just random letters and numbers, so it will be difficult for you to say your own computer name.


For that, you need to change the computer name according to a name that is easy for you to remember. To replace it you need administrator privileges and it is mandatory to restart the PC for the changes to take effect.


How to Change Computer Name in Windows 10


In this article, I will share 2 very easy ways to change the computer name in Windows 10, namely using Settings and System Properties.



1. Changing the Computer Name in Windows 10 Through Settings


The first way you can do to change the computer name in Windows 10 is through settings or settings. This first method is very easy, you don't need to worry about confusion. Immediately, please follow the steps below.


1. The first step, please click the Windows icon in the lower left corner. As shown in the image below.


click the windows icon click the windows icon



2. Then, please click the Settings icon to open the Settings menu. As shown in the image below.


How to Change Computer Name in Windows 10 How to Change Computer Name in Windows 10


3. Then, please click System. As shown in the image below.


click system click system


4. Then, on the left menu, please scroll down and click the About menu. As shown in the image below.


How to change the computer name in the latest Windows 10. How to change the computer name in the latest Windows 10


5. Then, please click Rename this PC. As shown in the image below.


click rename this pc click rename this pc


6. Then, please enter a new name for your PC or laptop in the box provided. Then, please click Next. As shown in the image below.


click next click next


7. Then, please click Restart. You can choose whether you want to Restart Now or Restart Later. Please choose according to your condition at that time.



click restart click restart


8. Done. Now your computer name has changed.


2. Changing the Computer Name in Windows 10 Through System Properties


The second way to change the computer name is through the system properties. The second method is just as easy as the first. No need to install any additional applications. Immediately, please follow the steps below.


1. The first step, please go to the search tab, then type sysdm.cpl. As shown in the image below. Or you can also open it via Run.


How to change the computer name in Windows 10 through Properties How to change the computer name in Windows 10 through Properties


2. Please click Open on the sysdm.cpl. As shown in the image below.


click open click open


3. Then, the System Properties window will appear. Please click Change to change the computer name. As shown in the image below.


click change click change


4. Then, in the Computer name box, please fill in and enter the computer name you want. Like the example in the image below.


change computer name change computer name


5. Then, when finished, please click Ok. As shown in the image below.


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6. Then, if you see the message "You must restart your PC", please click the OK button. If you don't want to restart your PC right away, the changes will be displayed only after your computer is restarted.



7. Done.


So many articles this time that discuss how to change the computer name in Windows 10. How? Very easy right? Hopefully this article can be helpful and useful for you. Good luck! Thank you 🙂

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