Beginner: Rename Your Windows 8 ComputerWritten by: Dogar Sahab - Published: Sunday, February 5th, 2012 - Comments
Why Would You Want to Rename a Computer?
When Windows is installed by default it asks for the computer name during the installation process. When this happens the user is required to provide a computer name which should be unique to the entire network.
There might also be times when you might want to rename your computer because of any reason.
Renaming your computer requires elevated privileges and once the computer is renamed it requires a restart as well.
It is strongly recommended that you should rename your computer before saving any major configurations and if as a Windows 8 user you want to rename your computer you are required to follow the steps given below:
1 Logon to Windows 8 computer with any account that has administrative privileges.