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How to rename portavle device from My Computer
Right-click on the device in "My Computer" and select Properties at the bottom of the list.
On the General tab is the name of the device. Rename it, click Apply, then OK
does not work
Tried this but I cannot change the name it highlight but will not allow me to change a name still got anoher persons name on my computer device
Change it in the registry.
Had the same problem. Went to regedit and did a search for the wrong name "Phyllis" from pc saying it was Phyllis's phone. There were four places in the registry that I had to change to my name.
Any chance of someone explaining how to change it in the reg
Is someone able to explain how to alter the name in the registry??
I'm having the same problem with my phone but hesitant to change anything as I don't want to alter something that will make Husband's phone no longer work. Whenever I plug my iPhone in the PC is reading his phone under My Computer.
How to rename Portable Device from My Computer
Navigate to: Computer\HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Enum\USB\VID_05AC&PID_1297&MI_00\0\Device Parameters
"FriendlyName" from "Wife's iPhone" to "My iPhone"
"Label" from "Wife's iPhone" to "My iPhone"
I changed mine successfully. thanks.
I changed mine successfully. thanks
Idiots guide needed
As I don't know where to start with the above instructions I would appreciate an idiots guide i.e how do I navigate to the location you specify to be able to update keys and change name of phone.
I'm sorry if this seems like a dumb question.
I'm running windows 7. iPhone 4 on Ios 5
Thanks in anticipation
Really useful tip
this is very usefull.. I change it in different Computer\HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Enum\USB\** parameter
Thanks, worked great!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
What are the four registrys?
I can't even change the name from the "my computer" page, I right click on it won't let me change the name. Where else does it need to be changed?
Start > Run > Regedt32
then follow the instructions above. HKLM = HKey_Local_Machine