HOW TO CHANGE THE DISPLAYED NAME OF THE PROCESSOR IN WINDOWS 7, XP, AND VISTA

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Friends today we will learn how to change the processor name, this trick works in windows 7/vista and xp.


Just follow below simple steps.
Step One: Open up the Registry editor (RegEdit).
First, click Start, and search RegEdit (Windows 7/Vista). Open up regedit when the search has found it.

Step Two: On the left hand column in Registry Editor, open HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE, under it,
open up: Hardware->DESCRIPTION->System->CentralProcess
or->1

Step Three: Now you can see a few lines of text on your right side in Registry Editor. Double-Click the one that is named “ProcessorNameString”. A small box will pop-up, and you can change the processor’s name to anything you like. After your done, press enter and close Registry Editor.

Step Four: Now we will see what we have changed under Windows.
Open Start, and Right-Click Computer, then click Properties in the Context Menu

Step Five: You can see your processor name changed to what ever you changed it to .

Troubleshooting: If the processor name did not change, Do step one, but on Step Two, instead of going into the number 1, go into number 0, and follow the rest of the Tutorial

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One thought on “HOW TO CHANGE THE DISPLAYED NAME OF THE PROCESSOR IN WINDOWS 7, XP, AND VISTA

  • November 14, 2014 at 11:00 am
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    how to reset the default name of processor

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