13 replies on How to Rename the Active Network Connection in Windows 7

  1. hottttym says:

    It won’t work for me because it won’t let me edit the Network name textbox.

  2. Mihai says:

    It worked. Thank you so much.

  3. Ben Jamin says:

    Well….its worked for me OK…. I’ve been wanting to do thid for ages…. Thanks a lot…

  4. Eastcider says:

    “Click the icon..” er.. of course, right!

  5. memeliu says:

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  6. D P Thakar says:

    Nice job, its working.. Thx

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  8. doorkey says:

    thanks, this is so obscure even the windows site had it wrong! and it’s apalling to see here it’s even removed in newer OS versions. who are the UI people? #WTF

  9. Lewis says:

    Damn, thank you so much for this – not realising I could change this bugged me as I had an old/irrelevant network name from literally years before.

  10. rajesh says:

    Thank’s man……….

  11. Evan says:

    Great article I was busting how to change the name after replacing a defective router modem as it was showing same network name as before but a number 2 was assigned

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