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 m 0 l TADNet November 11, 2012 3:09:10 PM Thank you! It worked. Still getting used to this Metro stuff. Your answer helped a lot. m 0 l 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 m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedI have lexmark Z816 printer for windows 8.... need step by step instructions to install....help please! Forum SolvedCanon MF3110 32 bit printer & Windows 8 (64 bit) Forum Solvedfind Windows 8 driver for HP PSC printer Forum SolvedWindows 8 with Lexmark x215 printer - error using suggested drivers Forum SolvedOld Printer (Canon multipass MP730 ) on Windows 8 Forum SolvedI need a printer driver: HP Laser Jet 1020 for Windows 8.1 Forum SolvedPrinter will not work with Windows 8 Forum HP Printer Problem with Windows 8 Forum SolvedIs there a driver Canon S300 printer for Window 8? Forum printer properties with windows 8 Forum Why do i get an error message for my printer XP 100 Epson with Windows 8.1 Forum SolvedDell 810 printer driver + windows 8 Forum SolvedFree canon printer 64bit drivers for windows 8 Forum Why Do I Keep Getting This Error Message (Windows 8.1 Pro) When Trying To Print Through My Printer Forum SolvedIs Cannon MX700 printer compatible with windows 8 Forum Solved canon lbp2900 printer driver for windows 8 Forum SolvedWindows 8 64 bit canon printer driver missing Forum usb 2.0 printer not working windows 8.1 dell xps 27" Forum im on windows 8 and am wondering if i can find a list of printer jobs already compleated?? Forum Windows 8.1 compatible impact (dot-matrix) printer?? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Windows 8 categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security !