Change the name of a Windows 8.1 computer

To better manage a network or to navigate it when you have several computers, it is easier to rename your PC to recognize him among the others. This tutorial also applies to Server editions of Windows and Microsoft tablets like the Surface, all versions.

Change the name of a Windows 8.1 PC or tablet

1. Make a right click on the start button and choose System.

start system menu

2. In the part ” Computer name, domain, and workgroup settings ” , click on ” Modify the parameters ” to the right.

Windows system properties

3. Click on the button To modify.

Windows tutorial change name PC computer Workgroup

4. Indicate the new computer name and validate by okay.

Windows tutorial change name PC computer

5. This modification requires restart the computer.