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On Windows XP Embedded SP3, when changing the computer name, I am prompted to restart. After restart, if I go back into view/change my computer name, it still says "A restart is pending for changes to take effect". A reboot never puts the changes into effect.

Any ideas why this would be the case?

Thanks in advance.

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Have you unlocked the storage to commit the change? –  longneck Jan 17 '13 at 17:23
Do you mean EWF? We aren't using it. –  Paul Knopf Jan 17 '13 at 18:41

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