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Icon name “My Computer” can be changed.

You can change the icon name “My Computer” which is visible on Windows desktop to something else.

Tweak for : Windows XP, Windows 2003, Windows 2000, Windows Vista
This setting lets you rename “My Computer” icon that is shown on your desktop. The name “My Computer” can be changed to something else as Windows lets you customize it. Some people would prefer to see their name on this icon, say “John’s Computer”, assuming the name to be John, instead of the commonly used “My Computer”.

For this, go to Start > Run, enter “regedit” and navigate to the registry path listed below. You can create the key “{20D04FE0-3AEA-1069-A2D8-08002B30309D}”, if this does not exist. Now, change the “Default” value of the key to the name that you want to display in place of “My Computer”.

Refresh view of your computer for the changes to take effect.

Apply registry settings according below given steps of screenshots with related changes.

Name changed for the icon "My Computer".

Default name "My Computer" appears as usual.

First, click the 'Start' button, and select 'Run'. In the resulting dialog box, type "regedit".

Second, go to [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\CLSID\{20D04FE0-3AEA-1069-A2D8-08002B30309D}], right-click on "Default" and select 'Modify'.

Finally, write the new name like "John’s Computer" in the textbox provided and click on 'OK'.

Hide the “Accessibility Options” system icon in Control Panel (For Windows 98/Me).

Category : Display > Fonts & Icons

You can customize the display of the Control Panel applets. With this setting, you can hide the “Accessibility Options” system icon from the current applets group.

Hide the “Modems” system icon in Control Panel (For Windows 98/Me).

Category : Display > Fonts & Icons

You can customize the display of the Control Panel applets. With this setting, you can hide the “Modems” system icon from the current applets group.

Hide the “Scanners and Cameras” system icon in Control Panel (For Windows 98/Me).

Category : Display > Fonts & Icons

You can customize the display of the Control Panel applets. With this setting, you can hide the “Scanners and Cameras” system icon from the current applets group.

Hide the “Telephony” system icon in Control Panel (For Windows 98/Me).

Category : Display > Fonts & Icons

You can customize the display of the Control Panel applets. With this setting, you can hide the “Telephony” system icon from the current applets group.

Hide the “Add/Remove Programs” system icon in Control Panel (For Windows 98/Me).

Category : Display > Fonts & Icons

You can customize the display of the Control Panel applets. With this setting, you can hide the “Add/Remove Programs” system icon from the current applets group.

 
 
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