How to rename network in Windows 7

Renaming the network in Windows 7 is quite easy. Here’s how you do it.

How to rename network

Network & Sharing Center

For starters, open up the Network & Sharing Center.

Windows 7 Network Sharing Center

Home Network Icon

Next, click on the house icon:

Click on home network icon

Rename Network

Now, enter a name for the network:

Rename network Windows 7

You can also change the network icon if you want to.

Easy, huh?

Yup, things are so easy when you know how ;)

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One Response to How to rename network in Windows 7

  1. Orange Community Approved Comment:
    Andrei said:

    I tried right-clicking the icon, but I never tried left-clicking it. :)) I feel so dumb now.

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