macbook now called "powerbook 12" after restore

Discussion in 'PowerPC Macs' started by starmagic, Mar 4, 2009.

  1. macrumors newbie

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    Nov 17, 2006
    #1
    So, I got my new-to-me macbook, I used time machine to get all my stuff from my powerbook. now my macbook's name (in the top of finder) is star's powerbook 12'.
    It is a small thing, but can I change it to say macbook???
    Thanks
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  2. macrumors 68040

    NewMacbookPlz

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    Sep 28, 2008
    #2
    Was that the name of your powerbook? Time machine probably just carried the name over. That's usually the name of the account being used I think, I'm not with my MB at the moment, I'll have to check when I get home.
     
  3. macrumors Pentium

    KnightWRX

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    #3
    Go to system preferences -> Sharing and change the computer name.
     
  4. thread starter macrumors newbie

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    Nov 17, 2006
    #4
    Thanks!!
     

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