Windows 10: "This PC" renamed to "computer (1)"

Discus and support "This PC" renamed to "computer (1)" in Windows 10 Customization to solve the problem; So out of nowhere typing in "this PC" has brought up the name "computer (1) Anyone know why this is and what I can do to revert it back?... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Customization' started by Luke♥, Jan 12, 2019.

  1. Luke♥ Win User

    "This PC" renamed to "computer (1)"


    So out of nowhere typing in "this PC" has brought up the name "computer (1)


    Anyone know why this is and what I can do to revert it back?

    :)
     
    Luke♥, Jan 12, 2019
    #1

  2. Renaming the Computer...

    Hi John,

    Welcome to Microsoft Community and thank you for your interest in Windows 10.

    I suggest you to rename the computer name as below and check if the issue persists.

    Here’s how to rename the computer on Windows 10:

    • Click on the Search icon in the taskbar Search icon;
    • Search Rename this computer and click on the result;
    • Click Change;
    • Rename the computer and then click OK to save.
    Hope this information was helpful and do let us know if you need further assistance. We will be glad to assist.
     
    Karthicka_R, Jan 12, 2019
    #2
  3. Edge Search Does Not Permit Change of Region


    I got these suggestions from the Microsoft Community forum.No. 1 worked for me:

    Thank you for posting the query on Microsoft Community. I am glad to assist you on this.
    We have reproduce the issue here and we are able to access non-regional search for google using Microsoft Edge.
    I would suggest you to try the below steps and check if it helps.
    Step 1:
    Clear browsing data option of Microsoft Edge and check if you face the issue. To do so perform the steps below.

    1. Click on the More actions icon next to the feedback icon present on top right corner of the Project Spartan homepage.
    2. Select Settings and click on Choose what to clear.
    3. Check the boxes Browsing history, Cookies and saved website data and Cached data and files and click on Clear.
    Step 2:
    I suggest you to create a new user account and check if the issue occurs.

    1. Go to Settings.
    2. Choose Accounts and then select Family and other users.
    3. Select add someone else on this PC.
    4. Enter a user name and hit next.
    5. Click on Finish.
    6. Sign out from the current Account and Log into the new account.
    Step 3:
    It could also happen because of network issue. I suggest you to try with different network connection and check if it helps.
     
    hurricane51, Jan 12, 2019
    #3
  4. amd5750m Win User

    "This PC" renamed to "computer (1)"

    rename inf

    I have a 7670m 1gb driver crimson legacy, how to rename my 7670m (which in driver detects as 7600m) to 8670m?

    I am something new in this I would appreciate it if you would give me all the steps since I am very interested

    I use win 7

    his is what I try to do but not rename these files

    Does someone have a step for newbies?

    this is more or less the idea in the link

    16.101.X [Pre-GCN driver pack]
     
    amd5750m, Jan 12, 2019
    #4
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