How to Change Your Computer Name

Posted October 22, 2007 at 8:18pm by iClarified | Please help us and submit a translation by clicking here | 31818 views
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To change your computer name in Mac OS X follow these steps:

Step One
Select System Preferences... from the Apple menu at the top left hand corner of your screen.


Step Two
Click the Sharing icon from the Preferences window.




Step Three
Change the text in the Computer Name field to your desired computer name.


Step Four
Press Command+q to close System Preferences.

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Chris - April 1, 2009 at 2:27pm
I have been trying to fix this for months.. I have changed the Computer Name under the sharing area, however, the old name still shows up on the log on screen!!! AAARRRGHH Did the previous owner of this G4 change a system variable somewhere, somehow to forever display his name on the logon screen instead of the computer name???
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