bought used Imac how do i change the computer name to my name

Discussion in 'iMac' started by dahnic69, Nov 22, 2008.

  1. dahnic69 macrumors newbie

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    i do have administrative(user) rights and password but cant figure out how to change the computers name from previous owner
     
  2. JG271 macrumors 6502a

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    Under system preferences, go to sharing. There you should be able to change the name!
     
  3. iToaster macrumors 68000

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    Go into System Preferences and choose sharing. It should now be fairly obvious where to rename the computer.
     
  4. dahnic69 thread starter macrumors newbie

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    Thanks to all!!!

    thank you both that's the ticket!!!! And very simple I was totally lost Ha Ha:D
     

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