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Is it possible to rename a computer?

Collaborator | Level 8

On the Security Tab, one of my devices is called "iMac.Mountain Lion".

I want to either change or remove the operating system name. Can it be done, and if so how?

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Re: Is it possible to rename a computer?

Super User II
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Yes, double click on the computer name and type over it


 


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Re: Is it possible to rename a computer?

Collaborator | Level 8

Thank you. That worked fine

Now, any idea how to rename a mobile device?

My iPad and Android phone don't respond to double-clicking. :-(

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Re: Is it possible to rename a computer?

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You cant rename mobile devices I'm afraid. Only computers.


 


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Re: Is it possible to rename a computer?

New member | Level 1
New member | Level 1

There should be an affordance to indicate to the user that this is possible. There is no way for the user to know that this is possible without reading this forum post.

 

 

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