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Which way should be done to avoid this issue? I get the same error message when I try to change the Workgroup name, which is different from the Computer name. #8 (permalink) 04-28-2009 Michael Walraven Posts: n/a Thanks so very much! The time now is 04:39 AM. -- Mobile_Default -- TSF - v2.0 -- TSF - v1.0 Contact Us - Tech Support Forum - Site Map - Community Rules - Terms of this content

Tumbleweed36 RAM and Power Supply Support 0 07-09-2006 04:41 PM Posting Rules You may not post new threads You may not post replies You may not post attachments You may not Moe often than not, you might have to assign yourself rights on an attempt to open/edit a document, even if your had Administrator rights with the prior setting and still have Turn off any firewalls for debugging. Thanks, Aaron >-----Original Message----- >In article <0e4401c38a04$cfe17f30 [email protected]>, "Aaron" > wrote: >>Hello, >> >>Not sure if anyone has run into this, but I can't seem to >>change my Workgroup name on

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I desire to read even more things approximately it! Thanks man! Reply Jeremy Lloyd March 12, 2009 at 6:50 pm # Simple to read and follow. I have two primary computers in the house and not being able to print is a MAJOR issue.

Reply Kellie June 8, 2014 at 11:20 pm # It is the user file that I can't rename…there is a symbol of a lock on the file even though I can 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 Initally my PC was W8.1. Reply Jeremy Lloyd March 12, 2009 at 6:51 pm # And BTW - I want to rename my company one because it's named after my Serial number!!!

Reply csar May 29, 2013 at 9:26 pm # for those who are not satisfied on just renaming their computer names, or user accounts, just follow this simple steps from "cahones". Not sure if I should have that option. Also from the google, problem can be associated with DOMAINS and DNS servers Michael "Jack" wrote in message news:[email protected] ... > "Michael Walraven" wrote in message > news:[email protected] >> 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.

Reply Brian May 8, 2013 at 3:00 pm # I have tried this method several times. http://www.realgeek.com/forums/cant-change-workgroup-236942.html Thanks dude Reply palash August 2, 2012 at 3:46 am # Thanks :). Now you have a new computer name and can re-join the domain. Consequently, I >>can't seem to network my computers and share >>files/printer. >> >>I've gone to the control panel, system, computer name tab >>and hit change.

I did a regedit search for his name and it appears in the group CLSID under the inprocServer32 setting. http://electrictricycle.net/cannot-change/cannot-change-workgroup-name.html This way the computer account does not get screwed up in AD. Also from the google, problem can be associated with DOMAINS and DNS >> servers >> Michael >> >> > > >Michael, no in this case I only have one machine It gives me a user name to sign into but no other way to changing that.

Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.0 RC 2 LinkBack LinkBack URL About LinkBacks Bookmark & Share Digg this Thread! I can type in the correct name but it will not allow me to save it. "Jack-MVP" wrote in message news:[email protected] > Hi > The Orb is the Windows symbol Mands replied Nov 6, 2016 at 4:35 AM Need help with drivers/ WIFI... http://electrictricycle.net/cannot-change/cannot-change-workgroup.html Checking the event log is also a good idea here, there may be clues to what is failing.

But if I change both computer name and work group, I could change Thread Tools Search this Thread 02-08-2011, 05:41 AM #1 comonforall TSF Enthusiast Join Date: Jan But i got the ideas and done the job nicely. Otherwise, there might be a problem with your network.

or type regedit in ‘Search programs and files’ – Enter 2) Locate to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS NT\Current Version 3) On the right panel, double click on Registered Owner, then modify the value to

in C:\Users There "Bill", "Guest", And "Public". C:\Documents and Settings\Sonnentag>NBTSTAT -n Local Area Connection: Node IpAddress: [] Scope Id: [] NetBIOS Local Name Table Name Type Status --------------------------------------------- XP <00> UNIQUE Registered MSHOME <00> GROUP Registered XP <20> Short URL to this thread: https://techguy.org/860885 Log in with Facebook Log in with Twitter Log in with Google Your name or email address: Do you already have an account? Note: Like all things Windows, there are several ways to do the same thing.

Registration is fast, simple and absolutely free so , join our community today! Headrush replied Nov 6, 2016 at 5:52 AM Error: 0xc00000e9 Help! rlofland, Oct 25, 2016, in forum: Networking Replies: 1 Views: 83 plodr Oct 25, 2016 windows 7 cant connect wifi olddave, Sep 27, 2016, in forum: Networking Replies: 2 Views: 180 http://electrictricycle.net/cannot-change/cannot-change-to-workgroup.html The time now is 12:39. -- English (US) -- Franais -- German-du -- Simplified Chinese Privacy Policy - Contact Us - Microsoft Windows Vista Community Forums - Vistaheads - Archive -

Consequently, I can't seem to network my computers and share files/printer. Reply Adrian Paul January 19, 2012 at 8:40 pm # umm…yes I have changed my computer's name but why is it that when I open command promt, is that I can Thread Status: Not open for further replies. Shakeyjake Video Card Support 2 01-14-2011 06:01 PM Power Supply Information and Selection :smile: CHOOSING AND UNDERSTANDING A POWER SUPPLY UNIT The power supply unit in todays modern computer assumes a

Thanks IH-Mitch, Sep 16, 2009 #5 IH-Mitch Thread Starter Joined: Jul 18, 2009 Messages: 106 I have tried to ping from my router to my XP desktop but it says I get an network error >> message when I click on the Apply button. I tried to ping my xp desktop computer from my vista laptop and vis versa but no luck. What do you think?

What firewall(s) did you uninstall? My problem is gone. Actually, I want to change only my computer name, not my workgroup name. View all posts by Steve Krause → Don't Miss a Single Tip!

I remember chaning a PC name from "Windowmaster7" to the actual name of the user and I didnt get a issue.