PowerTip: Rename Network Adapter with PowerShell

Doctor Scripto

Summary:  Use Windows PowerShell to rename the net adapter.

Hey, Scripting Guy! Question How can I use Windows PowerShell and Windows 8 to rename my network adapter?

Hey, Scripting Guy! Answer Use the Get-NetAdapter function to retrieve the specific network adapter and
          pipe the results to the Rename-NetAdapter function:

Get-NetAdapter –Name Ethernet | Rename-NetAdapter –NewName MyRenamedAdapter


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