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    Change Your Computer’s Processor or Pentium Name Permanently

    This is a simple Registry Editor trick, with this trick you can Change your Computer’s Processor or Pentium name as you like.

    For Example if you are using a Pentium 4 PC then you can change it to i7 or i3 as you may like.

    How to Change Processor Name :-

    Step 1 :-  Firstly Right click on your ‘My computer’ in XP or ‘Computer’ in Windows 7 or ‘This PC’ in Windows 8 and click on ‘Properties’. Now you will get your Computer properties window.You can see name of your processor in this window.

    In my computer properties, you can see “Pentium(R) Dual-Core CPU E5400 @ 2.70GHz”.

    My Computer Properties
    My Computer Properties

    Step 2 :- Now Open Registry Editor by Pressing (Win key + R) => then type ‘regedit’ =>click on OK button.

    Opening Registry Editor With Windows Run
    Opening Registry Editor With Windows Run

    Step 3 :- Now you will get your registry editor. [Be carefull in registry editing, before editing, it is good to backup your registry. To backup your registry, click on ‘File’ menu, from given list, click on ‘Export’. Then save in your hard disc location as you wish].

    Registry Editor in WIndows 7
    Registry Editor in WIndows 7

    Step 4 :- Now Open Search Box by Pressing ‘Ctrl’ + ‘F’  button. Then type: ‘ProcessorName’ without space in the search box. Then search.

    SearchBox in Registry Editor
    SearchBox in Registry Editor

    Step 5 :- Now you will get search result. You can see a raw with name ‘ProcessorName’ or ‘ProcessorNameString’ with value of your processor name. Double click on it.

    (If the Serach Box is not displaying any result then you can need to go tho that key manually, you can do so bu following below steps :

    Select 0 and 1. Now you can see a list. Now look for your processor name and follow below steps.)

    Changing Processor Name with Registry Editor
    Changing Processor Name with Registry Editor

    Step 6 :- Instead of your processor name, type any name you want to change. Here I changed into “Intel  Core i7-3770 Processor (3.90GHz)”. Then click ‘OK’

    Changing Processor Name
    Changing Processor Name

    Step 7 :- Now if you check your computer properties again, your processor name must be changed.

    Change name of processor
    Change name of processor

    That’s it Now you can fool your friend with Fake PC Configurations.

    If you face any problem then please Comment.

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    Maitreya Patni
    Maitreya is the Founder and Chief Editor at Broodle. He loves helping people around him to get through the day to day trouble they face with technology. So that, they can love technology as much as he does!


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