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jade
10-20-2003, 09:41 AM
hi,
i have a room full of emacs and when i was setting them up i wasent forward thinking and i set them all up with the same, name instead of say emac1, emac2 etc.
now i need to set up file sharing but i cant do that because when you look on the network you just see the one name.
my question is how do i change the computer names?

yellow
10-20-2003, 10:43 AM
You should be able to change the names in the System Preferences, Sharing Pane -> Computer Name. Make sure you change the HD names as well, since people who mount multiple drives might be confused which drive is for which machine.

DeltaMac
10-20-2003, 10:52 AM
make sure that file sharing is 'off', you may not be able to make the needed name changes while file sharing is still on.

yellow
10-20-2003, 10:54 AM
While you can change it with it on, the changes will show up faster if you shut Personal File Sharing off, change it, then turn Personal File Sharing on.