Rename printer in Windows 8 Tags: Configuration Devices Windows 8 Printers Last response: November 11, 2012 3:15 PM in Windows 8 Share TADNet November 11, 2012 1:03:31 PM A search in Windows 8 settings yields a "Rename Device" result, but clicking on it only gives you a list of devices but no obvious way to change the name of a device. I want to rename a printer but can't do it. Any help? More about : rename printer windows mcnumpty23 a b * Windows 8 November 11, 2012 1:24:23 PM go to Control Panel\All Control Panel Items\Devices and Printers select the printer and right click printer properties--not just properties click change properties then rename it and click ok worked fine on my epson sx445w TADNet November 11, 2012 3:09:10 PM Thank you! It worked. Still getting used to this Metro stuff. Your answer helped a lot. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer mcnumpty23 a b * Windows 8 November 11, 2012 3:15:37 PM you are welcome not keen on windows 8 myself so far--but hey ho its the future so got to learn to use it i used pokki to put the start menu back--makes life easier till i get used to windows 8 Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumRename printer ForumRename a Network Printer ForumUnable to rename printers ForumUnable to rename the drive(partitions) names in Tiny7 Rev01 ForumRenaming Printers Forumcannot rename file cannot delete file. ForumUtility to rename files with invalid characters in their n.. ForumUnique Photo Rename Utility Forum- How do I rename print-to-file filename at runtime? Forumprintui.dll and rename ForumFree canon printer 64bit drivers for windows 8 ForumIn new windows 8 how do you find printer properties ForumIn new windows 8 how do you find printer properties ForumHow to uninstall printer driver in windows 8 Forumsite:tomshardware com windows 8 drivers for lexmark printer ForumYear old Lexmark printer wont work with windows 8 ForumFree canon printer 64bit drivers for windows 8 32bit ForumCan't rename .htm files and explorer usage suspicious ForumNeed help ForumWhat is the real Windows 8 startup and shutdown sounds? More resources Read discussions in other Windows 8 categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security !