Windows 10: Changing the computer name?

Discus and support Changing the computer name? in Windows 10 Customization to solve the problem; Hello everyone, I need help with changing my username on the computer. now the reason i want to do it because my username is on my language and... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Customization' started by elhananplistiev, Jul 10, 2018.

  1. Changing the computer name?


    Hello everyone, I need help with changing my username on the computer. now the reason i want to do it because my username is on my language

    and because of that the computer cant locate games or installation programs. and i know there is a option to change in the settings. Well it does change the computer name but not the username as i see in the users folder the name still the same even when i change. there is a way to change it?

    :)
     
    elhananplistiev, Jul 10, 2018
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  2. change windows 10 pc name

    We appreciate you getting back to us. To change the cmd name, we suggest that you follow this steps:

    • Open a Command Prompt (Adimin) window: Win+X, A, Alt+Y
    • Then run the following command to change your computer name to Donner: WMIC ComputerSystem where Name=COMPUTER-NAME call Rename Name=NewName
    • Reboot your PC.
    • Try to run ipconfig / all command, you should find that the Host Name in Windows IP Configuration list has been changed to the new name.

    Keep us posted with the result.
     
    Marilou Ser, Jul 10, 2018
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  3. name changes??

    If you desire a name change please do the following:

    • Ask yourself if you really need a name change.
    • Make sure you have a good reason.
    • Know what you want your new name to be before you request a name change.
    • Send Urlyin a PM containing a decent explanation of your reason as well as your desired name.
     
    Polaris573, Jul 10, 2018
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  4. Changing the computer name?

    How do i change the computer name

    Hi John,

    Are you using Microsoft Account or Local account to login to Windows?

    If you are using Local account follow these steps:

    • Press Windows Key + R to open Run command window.
    • Type sysdm.cpl and press enter.
    • Click on the “Change” button to rename the computer.
    • Under “Computer Name” change the computer name.
    • Then click on OK, then when prompted reboot your device
    To Change Computer Name in Settings app

    1. Open Settings and click/tap on the
    System icon.

    2. Click/tap on About on the left side, and click/tap on
    Rename PC on the right side.

    If you are using Microsoft Account follow these steps:

    • Sign in to the
      Your information page on the Microsoft account website.
    • Under your name, select Edit name. If there’s no name listed yet, select
      Add name.
    • Edit or add the name you want, then select Save. Your Microsoft account name will start to appear or change everywhere you use it.
    • On Windows 10 PC restart the computer.

    Hope this helps,
     
    John Rubdy, Jul 10, 2018
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