change computer name for windows 95/98se/2000 Pro

  pookie 15:42 20 Jan 2004
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Hi

I know you can change computer name in XP under 'system properties - computer name - change' but how do you do it under other operating systems? Reason is that work is using id no.s on machines and when we use audit software on the pc's we want the work id no. to tie up to that computer name ie work id 01 would but computer name 01.

Hope this makes sense

P

  mrdsgs 18:05 20 Jan 2004

Control Panel\Sytem\Network identification\Properties

Mrdsgs

  pookie 13:41 21 Jan 2004

many thanks

P

  [email protected]@m 13:57 21 Jan 2004

Miss 'System' out :-)

  woodchip 14:02 21 Jan 2004

If you know the computer name you can open REGEDIT and look in find for the name and change it

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