Hi, I can't change only computer name. http://electrictricycle.net/cannot-change/cannot-change-workgroup-name.html I went through the setup without any problems, created a user account for myself (Lewis), set the system name to TestPC and started installing and testing some software. It only allows me to change my computer >name, not the workgroup. Advertisement Recent Posts Tried to dual boot macbook with...
My System Specs Computer type PC/Desktop System Manufacturer/Model Number Home built OS Windows 7 Ult, Windows 8.1 Pro, CPU Q9650-4.275GHz, E8600 4.5GHz, E6750-3.8GHz Motherboard Evga 780i FTW Memory G.Skill PC2 9600 Computer noise (Not fans) Lightning/Surge Protectors for DSL I Think I fried Something~It Ain't... JohnWill, Sep 16, 2009 #4 IH-Mitch Thread Starter Joined: Jul 18, 2009 Messages: 106 I tried that and still no luck. http://electrictricycle.net/cannot-change/cannot-change-workgroup.html Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads Useful Searches Recent Posts More...
Windows 7: Can't change setting System Properties > network ID setting Page 1 of 2 1 2 > 13 Apr 2013 #1 kyle010 Alberta 8 posts Can't change 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. >>>> >>>> Even though My problem is I can't share a Printer that's on my Home Network because I can't change the Vista machine's Workgroup name.
For >example: > > \\Laptop >-- >Best Wishes, >Steve Winograd, MS-MVP (Windows Networking) > >Please post any reply as a follow-up message in the news group >for everyone to see. Open the Network Connections folder. 2. Are you looking for the solution to your computer problem? http://electrictricycle.net/cannot-change/cannot-change-to-workgroup.html This is my challenge. #10 (permalink) 04-29-2009 Noel Paton Posts: n/a Re: Can't Change Workgroup Name On Tue, 28 Apr 2009 14:18:14 -0700, "Jack"
Attached Thumbnails My System Specs Computer type PC/Desktop OS Alberta kyle010 View Public Profile Find More Posts by kyle010 13 Apr 2013 #10 chev65 Windows 7 Ult, Windows 8.1 My System Specs Computer type PC/Desktop OS Alberta kyle010 View Public Profile Find More Posts by kyle010 13 Apr 2013 #8 chev65 Windows 7 Ult, Windows 8.1 Pro, 9,149 posts See also XPHeads.com , Win7Heads.com and Win8Heads.com. Design by Vjacheslav Trushkin for phpBBStyles.com. Checking the event log is also a good idea here, there may be clues to what is failing.
Start, All Programs\Accessories and right click on Command Prompt, select "Run as Administrator" to open a command prompt. It sounds to me like a permissions issue. ~hope this helps ~Aaron >-----Original Message----- >Hello, > >Not sure if anyone has run into this, but I can't seem to >change my This is not a problem with my own computer, but with my brother's. Attached Thumbnails My System Specs Computer type PC/Desktop System Manufacturer/Model Number Home built OS Windows 7 Ult, Windows 8.1 Pro, CPU Q9650-4.275GHz, E8600 4.5GHz, E6750-3.8GHz Motherboard Evga 780i FTW Memory
Paste the results in a message here. I have temporarily turned off the > Firewall on both computers, but I get the same network error message. > #3 (permalink) 04-27-2009 Jack Posts: n/a Re: Can't The workgroup name is grayed >out. > >Can anyone help here? > >Thanks, >Aaron >. > Aaron Gobragh Steve Winograd [MVP] Guest Posts: n/a Re: Can't Change Workgroup Posted: 10-04-2003, From there i have a wire running to my desktop running XP pro.
There needs to be a DWORD named LmCompatibilityLevel set to value of 1(one) at HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Lsa 1. Does anyone know what might be causing this? Jack (MS, MVP-Networking) "Jack"
NBTSTAT -n IPCONFIG /ALL Right click in the command window and choose Select All, then hit Enter to copy the contents to the clipboard. Microsoft Most Valuable Professional Program http://mvp.support.microsoft.com Steve Winograd [MVP] LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes « Previous Thread | Next Thread » Thread Tools Show Printable Version Email this Page I have one desktop and one laptop, neither of which are able to interact with the NAS in any way as far as I can tell, except via the NAS utility Open the Start menu.
Vista networking & sharing Where do I change the workgroup name?I went too fast in setting up my new computer and now I have the default workgroup name and I want All devices are on the same Workgroup ("WORKGROUP"), the computers are in the same homegroup, the NAS is, as far as I can tell, setup correctly (including enabling windows file service).