How to change computer name, description, workgroup in Windows 7?

In this post, I will describe the steps for changing computer name, computer description, workgroup settings in Windows 7.

To change computer name, description, workgroup in Windows 7, follow the below given steps:

1) Click on Start.

2) Then, click on Control panel.

3) Click on System an Security and then click on System.

4) Under Computer name, domain and workgroup settings, click on Change Settings.

5) In System Properties dialog box, go to: Computer Name tab.

i) Computer description: Enter the description of your computer. Click on Apply and then OK.

Change computer description in Windows 7

ii) To change computer name, click on “Change” button next to “To rename this computer, click Change”. In Computer Name/Domain Changes dialog box,

a) Computer name: Enter the name of your computer.

b) Under Workgroup enter the name of workgroup you want to join and then, click on OK.

Change computer name, workgroup in Windows 7

To apply these changes you have to restart your computer. Click on OK in “You must restart your computer to apply these changes” dialog box and then, restart your computer to┬áchange computer name and workgroup settings.

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