Renaming a computer

The GUI way

Right click on My Computer or This PC click properties

my pc properties

Select the computer name tab and select change


Then rename the computer press Ok Ok again and reboot computer

rename computer

A faster way if you have PowerShell 3 is

Rename-Computer -NewName Name -restart

or you can use this netdom command if the computer is domain connected and you don’t want to use PowerShell

netdom renamecomputer %computername% /newname:Newcomputer1 /userd:administrator /passwordd /reboot:0