Advice 1: How to rename computer name

Each computer has its own name, which is set when you install the operating system and is not unique. In the local network might have multiple computers with the same name. The network determination is carried out by a unique IP address.
How to rename computer name
You will need
  • Administrator.
Instruction
1
To set your computer's original name, go to basic configuration of the system. To do this, click on the icon "My computer", right-click to display the shortcut menu. Select the bottom item "Properties". Window opens the main system parameters and the computer. Here you can specify the name of the operating system, its width, computer performance, severe special index, the data about the license activation system, as well as computer name and group.
2
Click on the labels "Change settings" to open the settings window network name and groups — it is also one of the tabs of the window "system Properties". Click on the "Change..." opens a window "Change computer name or domain".
3
Change the name of the computer on your own. It is not necessary to define too long names: if the display name will be reduced, as it is in Windows long names of labels. Usually better to type in English, as many applications when you connect your local network automatically use the name of your personal computer and determine only Latin characters and numbers. Save the changes.
4
The operating system will warn that the end of the rename procedure need to reboot the computer. Do it, and then reopen the system properties to check the result of your actions.

Advice 2: How to rename a group

Renaming groups is rarely incisive. Most often in the title corrected some inaccuracies, new information is added. The change of name in the social network paid only its administrators.
How to rename a group
Instruction
1
To rename the community "Vkontakte" go to the main community page. Next, open the link "group Management".
2
In the Name field, enter the new community name. Scroll down to the bottom row and click "Save".
3
To change the name of the LJ community, go to the main page, select "Community", then "team Management".
4
In the menu on the new page, select the group Profile. On the next page in the "Identification" in the Name field, enter a new name.
5
To rename the group name on Facebook, go to the main page of the group. Next on the menu right in the middle of the page, click “Edit Group”. In the field “Group Name” enter the new name. Click “Save Changes” at the bottom of the page.
Note
When selecting a new name, consider some of the requirements. For example, if you want the community remained recognizable and covered the same issue, it needs to be a key word former names or synonyms. Example: if a community dedicated to creativity of the musical group "polar bears", you can change the name to "polar bears: a tour of the cities suburbs. Tickets are already on sale!". Another option: "polar bears aka Explorers". Over time, the group can fully be renamed "Polar"
Drastic change the names or practices of a community may be churn.

Advice 3: How to change the computer name on the network

When you access a disk, folder or optical drive of another computer on the local network, the system uses the addresses of these objects and devices that include the network name of the remote computer. As the printer, flash drive and others connected to someone else's computer peripheral devices. To change this network name in the settings of the operating system.
How to change the computer name on the network
Instruction
1
The settings window pertaining to the network name of the computer is invoked using one of the applet "control Panel" Windows. Reference to this panel is placed in the main menu of the operating system - click on the "start" button and select in the right column of item "control Panel". In the opened window, click "System and security" and then "System". After that, the screen displays the desired applet. However, all these actions can be replaced by a pair of pressing "hot keys" Win + Pause.
2
In the applet there is a separate section with the heading "computer Name, domain name and workgroup settings" from the right edge where you placed the link "Change settings". Click it to open the window, change some properties of the system. Access to them requires the user to have administrator rights. If you are logged in not as administrator, then on screen a dialog box appears requiring to enter a password.
3
On the tab "computer Name" in system properties, click "Edit", and then, finally, a window will appear with a field "computer Name", whose value you need to change. Enter a new network name, following the standard rules for Internet names. They are allowed to use only letters of Latin alphabet as well as numbers and some symbols with the exception of special. Prohibited are, for example, < > ; : "* + \ | , ? =. Microsoft recommends using short and descriptive names are 15 characters or less. In addition, they should not consist only of digits and cannot contain spaces.
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Then click OK and close the "control Panel". If the computer is on a domain, you are prompted to enter the password of the user who is allowed to change the names of the domain computers. And if the domain is not being used, please note that other computers on the local network will try to find the resources of this computer (e.g., network drive) at the same address. So you'll need to manually change the name in the address of the network resource or disconnect it and connect again.
Note
In this article we will talk about how to change computer name in Windows 7. This is done quite simply, just a few steps. The name of the computer usually used to identify it on the network and is set when installing the system. Find out the name in the properties of the Computer (in the start menu). To change the name of computer follow the sequence of actions
Useful advice
Change the computer name. Every computer on the network must have a unique name so that computers could uniquely identify each other and interact. Most computers have the default names, but usually they are possible to change. It is preferable to assign the computers a short (no more than fifteen characters) and descriptive names. For the computer name it is recommended to use only Internet-standard characters.
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