Hello! I am trying to change the "given" host name and password at my home and am not sure how to do it. The one I have is ridiculously long and forgetable. I am not very computer savvy and would love the solution! Thank you in advance, Shana
Are you referring to your "user name" (the name you log on with)? If you are, changing that name without doing it correctly could render your computer inoperable. If by "host name" you're referring to the name you log on to your router for internet access, that's much easier to change. Please clarify for us.
Also, please tell us which Mac you have (year and model) and what version of OS X it's running.
I am at home and trying to change the host network name. When I connect to wireless, my host name that comes up is random (not personalized). I wanted to customize the name and password. Currently, my password is very difficult and long. Is this more clear?