Change the computer icon name Windows

Problem:

Some people like to see the computer name on the Computer icon on there desktop or in the start menu.

Username on Computername

Solution:

  1. Open the Registry using Regedit.
  2. Go to HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{20D04FE0-3AEA-1069-A2D8-08002B30309D}
  3. Make the user you use Owner and give it Full Control
  4. Edit the LocalizedString with the following: %username% on %computername%.
  5. Close the registry and logoff

When you logon the Computername will be changed.

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Posted in: Registry, Windows 2008, Windows 2008 R2, Windows 7

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