I have noticed that shuch changes sometimes take a long while to propogate
through even a small network (i.e. just two machines - mine).
You might just give it some more time. Also found that 'refresh' (right
click option) sometimes speeds the process up, sometimes not.
"Emilie@Ideal" <Emilie@Ideal@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> I'm running Vista Home Premium and on a wired network. I actually renamed
> another PC on Vista without any issues prior to this, so I'm not sure
> going on.
> I renamed the PC, restarted it as it requested, and opened my network
> to verify the change I made to the name. The new name shows up, but the
> one does too (on both the newly-renamed computer and when checking the
> network folder on the other computer). I can't double-click on the old
> network name - it gives me an error message that the path doesn't exist
> it shouldn't), but there are several computers on this network and I don't
> want anyone to get confused.......
> So is there any way to delete this old PC name?????