By Default the "My Computer"
icon on your desktop is called "MY Computer".
What this tweak will do is name it according to the user
logged in and the computers name.
First, before editing your registry
remember to always back it up first, just incase you do
something wrong. The registry when modified is an
instant change and cannot be undone.
BACK UP REGISTRY: So to open the
registry editor click on "START",
"RUN", then type "REGEDIT" (No
speech marks). The registry editor will now open, click
on "FILE" then "EXPORT". From the
save window that appear type in a file name (ie
regback.reg), now click on "SAVE". Your
registry has now been backed up.
TO CHANGE NAME: Now on the left hand
panel click on "HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT",
Next search for "LocalizedString"
in the right hand panel, right click on it and select
"Rename". change name to "LocalizedString.old".
Right click on blank white area in right
panel and select "NEW" then left click on
"REG_EXPAND_SZ" or "EXPANDABLE STRING
VALUE". Name the new string value in right hand
panel as "LocalizedString".
Now to set the value, double click on
the string value and set it's value to :
"%USERNAME% on %COMPUTERNAME%"
for just username then use
for just computer name then use "%COMPUTERNAME%"
Disclaimer: This information is
provided as is and we cannot guarantee that editing the
registry will not cause serious damage. You use this
information at your own risk.