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Windows XP OS

Recently i have formatted my Computer and Installed few programming Softwares like Visual Studio / SQL 2008.

My hostname or Servername is the default name provided by Windows OS Installation ..!

I want to change the default name to "Former".

How to change the Server / HostName of my Computer?

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Open the Properties for My Computer and select the Computer Name tab, then click the Change button.

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On doing so, whether this is affect my Software installed on my Computer ? I have installed SQL 2008 - by mapping to Windows Authentication .. So servername will be detected as Default Server Name ..! – Chok Mar 23 '11 at 21:01
That I couldn't say for certain, but Windows generally works by UUIDs and not names for that kind of thing. – geekosaur Mar 23 '11 at 21:19

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