Friday, August 15, 2014

How to Change Processor Name Permanently without any third party software

There are some apps that able you to change processor name from PC properties window. But we can change the name of the processor without any third party software, just by creating a registry key. And with special trick processor name will stay and after a restart.

Create own Run command in Windows

1) Open notepad and paste text given bellow to notepad.
Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00 
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\HARDWARE\DESCRIPTION\System\CentralProcessor\0]
"ProcessorNameString"="Intel Core i7-2600K 3.4GHz"
And now change Intel Core i7-2600K 3.4GHz to whatever you want.
2) Now save the file as processor.reg ( keep .reg format for the file ).
3) Now open it and in pop out warn window press on the Yes button and after that on OK button.
4) You can check the result just by going to Properties of the computer. To keep this changes and after the restart, we need to do some things still.

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5) Create a new shortcut on the desktop, enter regedit / S "Location of the .reg file". For example, enter regedit /S "C:\Program Files\Processor.reg" if registry file is located in C:\Program Files location.
6) Now copy created shortcut file, go to C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Startup location and past it here.

Now you can restart your machine and you will see the same results, it keeps the same name of the processor and after a restart.

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