LKBEN11516: Howto rename a windows computer with powershell


You need to rename your system because the automatic naming of windows 10 is bad


Needed to make administation of systems easier


To rename a computer you can use the powersehll command "rename-computer".

Open Powershell as administrator and run the following command when you are logged on locally:

rename-computer -newname "testpc"

Have fun.


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About the Author

Author: Wim Peeters - Keskon GmbH & Co. KG

Wim Peeters is electronics engineer with an additional master in IT and over 30 years of experience, including time spent in support, development, consulting, training and database administration. Wim has worked with SQL Server since version 6.5. He has developed in C/C++, Java and C# on Windows and Linux. He writes knowledge base articles to solve IT problems and publishes them on the Lubby Knowledge Platform.

Latest update: 10/09/2021 | Comment: