How do I change the administrator name on my computer?
- In the search box on the taskbar, type Computer Management and select it from the list.
- Select the arrow next to Local Users and Groups to expand it.
- Select Users.
- Right-click Administrator and select Rename.
- Type a new name.
Can you rename a Windows PC? Rename Windows 10 PC
Go to Start > Settings > System > About and select the Rename PC button in the right column under PC. Then type the name you want to rename the computer. Remember that you can’t have spaces and certain other special characters, and if you try to use them, you’ll get the error message shown below.
Is it OK to rename PC? Is changing the Windows computer name dangerous? No, changing the name of a Windows machine is harmless. Nothing within Windows itself is going to care about the computer’s name. The only case where it may matter is in custom scripting (or alike) that checks the computer’s name to make decision about what to do.
Can you change your name on PC for free? If you run Windows 10, you can rename your computer through the Settings screen. Click on Start > Settings > System > About. Click on the button to “Rename this PC.”