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Message 712848 - Posted: 15 Feb 2008, 9:21:01 UTC

It would be a great idea to be able to rename computers in the "my computers" screen, just for self-reference. Some times, it gets a bit difficult to manage the list...
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Message 712849 - Posted: 15 Feb 2008, 9:28:34 UTC - in response to Message 712848.

It would be a great idea to be able to rename computers in the "my computers" screen, just for self-reference. Some times, it gets a bit difficult to manage the list...

The name of the computer is set by the OS you use and only read by BOINC.
So if you want to change the name of your computer, you have to do that locally. In Windows, go Control Panel->System->Network Identification->Properties.
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Message 712854 - Posted: 15 Feb 2008, 9:33:09 UTC

I am aware of that. It's just that it is difficult to change the names according to a unified scene, since names are set according to LAN needs. I have multiple LANs with PC1-PC2 names. It would be a nice idea IMHO to be able to rename the computers inside BOINC.
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Message 712873 - Posted: 15 Feb 2008, 10:36:35 UTC - in response to Message 712854.

Register at Trac and make a new ticket with the request.
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Message 712887 - Posted: 15 Feb 2008, 11:02:05 UTC

Great idea! It was about time I registered at trac!
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