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Synergy is a picky PITA, but I love it. I have the "client" machine which only has a keyboard and sometimes I need to rename it so synergy stops complaining. Is there a way to rename a windows machine with only the keyboard. For some reason pressing Alt+Enter on Computer just makes an error noise, is this a setting, or new win7 feature?

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Why do you need to rename the windows machine? Why is synergy complaining? There has to be a better solution. –  MaQleod Mar 19 '12 at 19:13
    
possible duplicate of Change windows hostname from command line –  Ƭᴇcʜιᴇ007 Mar 19 '12 at 19:36
    
@MaQleod pursuing those other avenues: askubuntu.com/questions/114324/… and superuser.com/questions/402534/… –  Mikey Mar 19 '12 at 19:41

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In windows 7, hit the "Windows key". That should open up the start menu. In the cmd/run box, type "computer name". That should give you a couple options, one is rename computer. In that dialog, tab down to "change" That's it.

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