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July 30, 2009 Jess I've changed my name on the whole hkey_current thing and now it just made a folder with my name but the original is still there!! Hi, I can't change only computer name. Reading threads before you ask a question often provides the answer so that you don't have to add meaningless information at the bottom, thus cluttering up the entire thread with useless i HATE seeing her name when i am going through some documents or simply printing a document. check over here

This site is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations. Stay logged in Sign up now! My network worked fine with System Mechanic before tho. So I was wondering how i could change the workgroup on vista and would like to fix this networking stuff again?

Network Id Grayed Out Cannot Change Domain/workgroup

Asking for help here for my brother's computer (thanks... December 27, 2010 TStewart Thanks for all the help.. Thanks fellow Vista's May 7, 2008 ridzuan is this a bug of vista?

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Hope this is what you meant. November 3, 2009 Box293 Fix Reminders - error I came across this error after syspreping a Windows 2008 server (basically changing the computer name), Fix will also apply to Vista • To see: 1. Maz __________________ Certified: A+, N+, Security+, BSc CNE, MCTS 02-08-2011, 08:13 AM #3 comonforall TSF Enthusiast Join Date: Jan 2011 Posts: 501 OS: xp/vista/windows 7 xp professional....I right

Check your Services are Started on all PCs: COM+ Event System (for WZC issues) Computer Browser DHCP Client DNS Client Network Connections Network Location Awareness Remote Procedure Call (RPC) Server TCP/IP The Following Error Occurred Validating The Name A General Network Error Occurred Great deal-I hope. I have temporarily turned off >>>> the Firewall on both computers, but I get the same network error >>>> message. >>>> >> >> > #6 (permalink) 04-28-2009 Michael Walraven netsh int ipv6 reset reset.log Reboot the machine.

I have temporarily turned off the >>> Firewall on both computers, but I get the same network error message. >>> > > #7 (permalink) 04-28-2009 Jack Posts: n/a NETBIOS over TCP/IP must be enabled for normal network browsing. I already have a home network consisting of 2 XP machines, with an existing name (other than "WORKGROUP"). The workgroup name is grayed >>out. >> >>Can anyone help here? >> >>Thanks, >>Aaron > >In the Computer Name tab, make sure that you've selected Workgroup, >not Domain. > >Try changing

The Following Error Occurred Validating The Name A General Network Error Occurred

JohnWill, Sep 16, 2009 #4 IH-Mitch Thread Starter Joined: Jul 18, 2009 Messages: 106 I tried that and still no luck. It's kinda annoying on an ocd level. Network Id Grayed Out Cannot Change Domain/workgroup plz help me. Click the button labeled Workgroup.

Your solution became also mine :) Thumbs up ;) (System: Windows 7) Kal wrote: I have also had this problem, the solution I found was; 1. check my blog there are three problems which people mentioned in this forum. NBTSTAT -n IPCONFIG /ALL Right click in the command window and choose Select All, then hit Enter to copy the contents to the clipboard. There are no special >>>> characters or spaces in my home workgroup name.

There are no special >>> characters or spaces in my home workgroup name. By joining our free community you will have access to post topics, communicate privately with other members (PM), respond to polls, upload content and access many other special features. i tried regedit wd both the solutns, i have tried control panel optn, i have tried that control passwords2 option….still my laptop shows C:/Users/OLDNAME/…… someone has the ans to this???? this content September 30, 2011 Dude 1) Make a new folder 2) Name it like this : GodMode.{ED7BA470-8E54-465E-825C-99712043E01C} 3) Enjoy the panel with all possible configuration October 6, 2011 pardeep i have changed

July 31, 2009 Rach I bought a floor model from Office Depot. May 15, 2007 The Geek In your example, OWNeR is the username, not the computer name. Password Site Map Posting Help Register Rules Today's Posts Search Site Map Home Forum Rules Members List Contact Us Community Links Pictures & Albums Members List Search Forums Show Threads

October 11, 2011 SRIHARI i am running 7 enterprise 32-bit i want to add the registered mark (®) at the end of my computer name and workgroup name is it possible,

However, when you do this that little lock on the user file folder is removed. If that button is grayed out, it could be because Client for Microsoft Networks is disabled or isn't installed. Please be careful in transferring files, know what the heck you are doing. My computer uses Windows Vista.

The problem I'm >>> having is that I am trying to share a printer that is physically >>> connected to the XP machine with the Vista PC. >>> >>> Even though August 25, 2011 Reza Thanks a lot… September 5, 2011 Johnson Hi there, I have an extreme annoying thing happening to me, my computer carried soneone else name and not mine. July 11, 2011 Remidas Start Type in "regedit" Press "enter" After program boots go to Edit-> Find Type "(whatever it is the name is)" Press "enter" On the right, click on http://bovbjerg.net/cannot-change/what-i-cannot-change-kascade.php I can't change computer name without changing workgroup name This is a discussion on I can't change computer name without changing workgroup name within the Networking Support forums, part of the

IH-Mitch, Sep 16, 2009 #11 IH-Mitch Thread Starter Joined: Jul 18, 2009 Messages: 106 Oh i guess there is a built in firewall in the router but that has always been November 16, 2009 Maria Great article! These are the Security Identifiers. That means that even though I've changed the name of my computer, it still says ‘dynabyte' pretty much in every file name. (Even in the game ‘Hearts' the name of the

U Rock!! March 14, 2011 Cathy I was just wondering, if I change the name of my computer, my files will still be there right? April 5, 2011 Marc Just create a new standard user account for everyone else, or better still, just enable the ‘Guest' account. I'm a new mom and this helped me a bunch!

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Failing that, you can also try changing it when you log into your admin account (not the one you normally use). Next, you may have to consider SFC to restore any missing/damaged files. How can i change this, Keeping in mind that i've already used the method listed above and no results..ANY HELP you can offer would be most appreciated..