I'm sorry, but I don't answer questions >addressed directly to me in E-mail or news groups. > >Microsoft Most Valuable Professional Program >http://mvp.support.microsoft.com >. > Aaron Steve Winograd [MVP] Guest Posts: badly waiting for solutions!!!!! he has a windows vista and when he first got his computer he was with his ex. in c folder under users folder my laptop has 3 files one with the old name, 1 wd the new name and 1 named public….i think changing the old name here check my blog
I hope someone understands this and can tell me how to change the host name or what exactly I need to do in layman terms. I wish I had just brought my computer to a professional. but thanks a lot January 27, 2009 Dee Okay, I know I happened on this thread late, but I just want to clarify - I bought a brand new laptop w/ JohnWill, Sep 16, 2009 #4 IH-Mitch Thread Starter Joined: Jul 18, 2009 Messages: 106 I tried that and still no luck.
June 26, 2010 Antons Thanks a lot, Kal! Password Forums Register Donate FAQ PhotoPlog Members List Calendar Arcade Today's Posts Search Microsoft Windows Vista Community Forums - Vistaheads » Vista Newsgroups » microsoft.public.windows.vista.networking sharing » Can't Change April 16, 2009 Will Ok, so I was able to change my computer name in Vista…sorta. Please not also that I can't change the computer name or the workgroup name to something else.
Open a command prompt as described above and type. Checking the event log is also a good idea here, there may be clues to what is failing. If you go to C:\Users you will still see the folder with the original name. More detailed information is posted in my last comment.
and the MAIN PROBLEM people are having, the easiest way to fix it is by opening run which is in the start menu. Show Ignored Content Page 1 of 2 1 2 Next > As Seen On Welcome to Tech Support Guy! Thanks IH-Mitch, Sep 16, 2009 #5 IH-Mitch Thread Starter Joined: Jul 18, 2009 Messages: 106 I have tried to ping from my router to my XP desktop but it says How can I change that so it says Mary.
When you mention transfering files, how is this accomplished; manually or a one-click on a menu? Then, just type in "regedit" into that. If you're new to Tech Support Guy, we highly recommend that you visit our Guide for New Members. November 3, 2009 Box293 Fix Reminders - error I came across this error after syspreping a Windows 2008 server (basically changing the computer name), Fix will also apply to Vista •
The system returned: (22) Invalid argument The remote host or network may be down. There should be choices for "Member of" Domain or Workgroup. Network Id Grayed Out Cannot Change Domain/workgroup toni, the same thing happened to my hp laptop as well. Join our site today to ask your question.
Double-click on “ProfileImagePath” and set the value to the new name you just changed in the Users folder. 5. click site Then restart the computer….easy! This should work for any Windows version. Hopefully this works for all of you with this problem, I have not yet found any problems as a result of these actions.
When I followed the steps above, then restarted it changed the name. October 24, 2010 Fizzle Jennifer…you are a GOD!! then follow: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion after pressing current version, it will say Registeredowner on the RIGHT. news Please start a New Thread if you're having a similar issue.View our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site.
Next, open regedit, and navigate to the registry key @ HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS NT\CurrentVersion\ProfileList 3. Vista 32, started setting up new laptop with one admin's name for computer and account, then changed that admin account to 2nd name AND changed the computer name, but Vista programs If the firewall is the problem, you'll have to configure it to allow access to "trusted zone" addresses.
though i change the ‘computer name' and ‘user name' of the administrator account, vista still won't change the 1st name that u use in the initial setup of windows vista… May How to change workgroup name? Joe September 27, 2008 mjschmidt While Jennifer's tip does change the _owner_ name (I tried it on my computer) it does NOT change the name of the root user folder, which August 22, 2009 anonymous coward thank you for this topic, big help to me August 23, 2009 Ss hi i have tried al the above mentioned ways to change the computer
Open the Network Connections folder. 2. Actually, I want to change only my computer name, not my workgroup name. May 8, 2009 Mary E. http://ibuildsystem.com/cannot-change/user-cannot-change.php Sponsored Links #2 (permalink) 04-27-2009 Michael Walraven Posts: n/a Re: Can't Change Workgroup Name Mixed workgroup networks work, the main effect is that it can take MUCH longer
Thanks in advance.