Change the computer under Windows 7 back to My Computer

The new name computer, With the Windows Vista or Windows 7win7 logo was introduced, previously bore the name Workplace. Some like this new name better, others might want to return to their old job. With a little change in the registry, anyone can use the computer any Name forgive. This gives the job another chance.


The following picture shows the current one Name computer to see.



In order to make the changes, the Windows Registry editor started will. About the Windows start menu you enter the term in the search mask regedit one and confirms twice with Enter.


If the registry editor is open, navigate to the following in the left area Path:

HKEY_CURRENT_USER \ Software \ Microsoft \ Windows \ CurrentVersion \ Explorer \



The character string can be found in the right-hand area Standard, With a Double on this, he can Value and therefore also the designation geändert .


Each any designation can be added to the value. Here we and of course decided in favor of the workplace.


After getting the registry editor closed and I baked the System new gestartet the name should have changed.

Have fun trying.



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Using Registry Editor or its tips incorrectly can cause serious system problems that may require you to reinstall your operating system. Tampering with the registry files and using the tips is at your own risk.