How to change processor name permanently

Would you like to show a brand new processor name which may not even published on market? Yes, definitely you will like it! With this trick, you can change the name of your processor to a personalized one like Intel i12 or something extreme like AMD Radon 30 GHz . So follow the given steps,

How to change processor name permanently
How to change processor name permanantly

Steps you have to perform
1. Open Notepad. Copy and paste below code into file.
Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00
"ProcessorNameString"="Intel(R) Core(TM) i12-3470 CPU @ 32.5GHz "
Change the blue color text with anything that you want to show as processor name.

How to change processor name permanantly
2. Save the file with .reg extension, such as "anyname.reg".

How to change processor name permanantly
3. Double click on file. You will get two prompt, Just allow them to install registry key.

How to change processor name permanantly
4. Now check whether name has assigned to processor. Press "Windows +Pause/Break" button to open My computer Properties OR right click on My Computer and select "Properties".

5. You should get the processor name that you have assigned with registry key.

How to change processor name permanantly

This is enough for one session, but the problem is that the processor name reverts back to default after user restarts his computer. Solution to this is to place the file in start up folder, so whenever system will boot, the registry key will automatically will get installed.

6. Copy or cut the registry file just created above and paste it in the directory C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Start Menu\Programs\Startup (in Windows XP) or to C:\Users\User-Name\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Startup (in Windows 8, Windows 7 and Windows Vista). Replace User-Name with the current user id of user.

How to change processor name permanantly

7. Done, now check whether its working or not.

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