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How do I change the internal memory storage name?

For some reason the name of my iPhone 4 internal memory has changed to something else. When I connect my iPhone to the computer, iTunes displays the correct name however in 'My Computer' a different name is displayed. How do I change this?

It happened when I connected a different iPhone 4 to my computer and since then has adopted the name of that iPhone 4. To make it clear, iTunes displays the correct name but 'My Computer' shows a different name.

It is not a major catastrophe but is very annoying to see a name that is not mine.

I have tried to change it through 'My Computer' by right clicking on the device and going through 'Properties' but it does not allow me to edit the name at all. I have scoured the iTunes menu tabs to try and change it but with no success. I have gone through the iPhone 4 general settings and deleted and retyped the iPhone name but that didn't help either.

Anyone got an answer?

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I have the same issue and some co worker too.. :-( How we can fix it ?

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There is a way to do it, Where the computer will just change your name to Apple iPhone.

Go to start>> write device manager>> it will show and click on device manager>> in that window look for portable device>>you will see your iphone there>>right click and click uninstall>> once it's done; plug back your iPhone widows will install a new softwear for your device and the annoying name will gone and you will see Apple iphone in place which is better

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omg it works!!! thank you so much!!

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Thanks guys ....Oh GOD.......i was so frustrated to see someone else name in the windows explorer in place of my iphone name.

i opened device maager and then unistalled the iphone from portable devices ...reconnected the phone....it automatically installd the driver and now FINALLY IT SHOWS 'APPLE IPHONE' which is lot better than someone else name..........

THANKS GUYS U DONT KNOW HOW RELIEVED I AM.... OH I WAS SO OBSESSED .........

TRIPTESH

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thank you!

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I don't really want it back to the normal name, so I tried changing the registry key. Just use the find function in the registry (Ctrl-F), and type in whatever it is your iPhone name is. I found this key:

Computer/HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE/SYSTEM/ControlSet001/Enum/USB/VID_05AC&PID_1294&MI_00/0/Device Parameters/FriendlyName

Change that to whatever you want. I changed "Lable" too, for good measure.

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I believe that Windows sometimes has difficulty reading the file system of the iPod touches/iPhones, so that would explain why Windows Explorer displays the different name.

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So is there be a solution to this or do I need to ask Windows?

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And thanks Skippy722 for the explanation... appreciate any thoughts.

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