My network is named "Network 3" here:
I want it be something else. How do I change it?
Changing in not working in Windows-7 way.
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Change it via registry (Option 1)
You need to edit the
Change it via Local security policy (Option 2)
Network List Manager Policies
Go to the network and sharing center, then click on the icon besides the work Network 3.
EDIT: It seemed logical this method would still work in Windows 8, but unfortunately it doesn't. The other solution is the one that will work.