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    Replace OS Name in Windows Boot Manager of Windows 7

    Hello friends,

    I know that when you dual boot, you would be thinking to replace operating system name which is listed.don't worry i have found a solution for you it can be done through Windows Boot Manager to what you want from within the operating system that you want to change the name of.You can apply this tip in Windows 7 only.

    Before that download EasyBCD by clicking on Download.

    Download

    After downloading the software follow these steps:-

    1. Click on the Change Settings button.
    2. then select the OS whose name you want to change in the drop down arrow menu.
    3. Now to the left of the Name line, click over it and type any name you want for the OS.
    4. Finally click on the Save Settings button.

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    Re: Replace Operating System Name in Windows Boot Manager

    There is one more way of doing it by using bcdedit Command for that follow below steps:-

    1. Open the Operating System which you want to change the name for it.
    2. Click on Start.
    3. Type bcdedit in the Command prompt and press Enter.
    4. Now in the elevated command prompt, type
      • bcdedit /set {current} Description "name you want"

    5. When you restart the computer next, you will see the new name listed for the operating system.

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