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How To Change Computer Name in Window 2008 r2

How to change Computer in Windows which used as the hostname of a server. We can change the full computer name or hostname in the windows server. Once we have to change settings in the windows server. we don’t need to do anything else if you want to set the name using the command line in windows server then use the below command.

using cmd (command):

netdom renamecomputer %COMPUTERNAME% /Newname "NEW-NAME"

using PowerShell (windows 2008/2012):

netdom renamecomputer "$env:COMPUTERNAME" /Newname "NEW-NAME"

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We can have the name of a server. So, we can identify with these unique names. 

Step 1: First you will have to log in to your server and open the Server Manager where you have to click on “ change System properties “ a window will open.

 Here I’m going to give a name a Win2008 as the hostname of this server. 

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How To Change Computer

Step 2: After window opened Click on Change,

you can reach here by right click on computer properties, then click on
change settings.

computer name in server

Step 3: Click on Ok

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Type your Computer Name here & click on OK

Step 4: After Clicking on OK, it will ask you to restart the system.

Click on OK button, Check when the system comes up your computer 
name will be WIN 2008.

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You’re done change full computer hostname windows  name in server

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