How to Rename Printer Windows 10

by Anthony Clark

If you are new to Windows 10, or have upgraded from an older version of the operating system, it is important to know how to rename your printer. This will help you manage your devices more easily and make them easier to find when you need them.

Most printers come with a default name like "HP Laserjet P1102w" but they can be renamed in just a few simple steps on Windows 10.

It is a common practice for us to rename our printers with a more personalized name. This way, we can easily tell the difference between our different printers and what they are being used for.

Steps to rename your printer in Windows 10

  1. Click on Start then click on Settings
  2. Select Devices from the left column
  3. Choose Printers & Scanners from the right column
  4. Right-click on your desired printer and choose Rename Printer.

Unable to rename printer windows 10

Unable to rename printer windows 10
Unable to rename printer windows 10

When you have an old printer, it can become a real hassle to find the new drivers and install them on your computer.

When I tried this with my HP LaserJet P2015d, the installation process failed because of some Windows 10 updates.

Now I am unable to rename my printer window 10 either from Devices and Printers or from Settings.

We all have that one printer that just doesn't seem to work right. You can change the settings, you can update the firmware, but nothing seems to help.

It only prints out blank pages or it keeps printing out a single page over and over again.

The worst part is when its time for your monthly reports and you are unable to print them because of your printer. This blog post will teach you how to rename your windows 10 printer so that it works correctly.

How do I change my HP printer name?

If you are looking for a way to change the name of your HP printer, this article is just what you need. We will discuss how to change the name of your HP printer and why it may be necessary to do so.

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Furthermore, we will also go over some other options on changing the settings on an HP printer if changing its name doesn't work for you.

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You can change your HP printer name by following the steps below.

  1. Open your HP printer settings
  2. Click on the "Network" tab
  3. Type in the new name you want for your printer into the box that says "Printer Name"
  4. Hit enter and it will change to whatever you typed in
  5. Close out of all windows and restart your computer for changes to take effect
  6. Your printer should now be called whatever you typed in when prompted.

Rename-printer powershell

Do you find yourself frustrated when your printer's name changes and it is too difficult to rename it back? Have no fear, we have the solution: rename-printer powershell.

This script can be used on any computer running Windows. It will automatically detect the printers on the current system and change their names back to what they were originally named.

The process only takes a few minutes. Give this blog post a read so that you can learn how easy it is to use this tool.


What is printer powershell

A printer is a device that prints text and images onto paper. It's a necessary part of every office environment, but let's face it - they're not exactly the most exciting things to work with.

That said, printers are often overlooked as an opportunity for cost-cutting and efficiency gains in your organization.

In this blog post we'll be taking a look at how you can use PowerShell to automate printing jobs on your networked printers from the comfort of your desk chair.

How do I find my printer name in Windows 10?

Here's how you can find the name of your printer in Windows 10.

  1. Open the Start menu
  2. Type 'printers' in the search bar and open Printers & scanners
  3. Click on Devices and printers
  4. Look for your printer's name under Printer properties, then click Connect as shown below
  5. If you have a network printer, find it by clicking Add a printer or scanner from Windows 10 device
  6. Select your wireless network from the list of available networks.

How do I know the name of my printer?

Imagine you're in the office and there's a printer in front of you. You need to print something but you don't know what it's called.

How would you go about solving this issue? Well, usually by asking someone who knows. But if they are no help, then here is how to figure out the name of your printer:

  1. Open up any browser on your computer
  2. Type "ctrl+P" (hold down ctrl while pressing P key)
  3. A list should appear with all printers connected to that computer. This will be sorted alphabetically by manufacturer name, so scroll through until you find yours

Conclusion for Printer Windows 10 Readers

We hope this article has helped you figure out how to rename printer windows 10. It's a relatively simple process and we're confident that it will help you better manage your devices in the future.

If you still have any questions, feel free to leave us a comment below or contact our customer service team for additional assistance.

About Anthony Clark

Anthony Clark has always had that wierd passion for digital drawing and printing since he was little. He would just wander around in his parents' house in Phoenix, Arizona; drawing various things with his older digital tablet. Be it just a memory collection or a portay of just about anything: object, parents, school, events, etc. He received his BA in Graphic Design at San Jose State Universiry at the heart of Silicon Valley. Now Mr. Clark is really excited to present his expeirence coupling with some colorful dips to help shape it the future of printing.

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