my mac changed it name by it self?

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by soltan, Sep 16, 2009.

  1. soltan macrumors newbie

    Apr 14, 2009
    hi every one
    i was looking at a movie than suddenly for the very first time (after 3 years using mac) my laptop hanged and window opened that i should press the power :eek: and bibing sound
    I restart it and then i realized that my system changed it name ?
    my previous mac name was soltans mac and now it changed to soltans mac (2) why ?
    tanks in forward /Users/soltan/Documents/soltan mac 2.tiff
  2. BlueRevolution macrumors 603


    Jul 26, 2004
    Montreal, QC
    That happens occasionally. I'm assuming that because since you (had to) shut the computer down improperly, the name was taken on your network when you started up again. You can change the name under

     -> System Preferences -> Sharing

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