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Rename group from Windows command line

We can rename a local user group from windows command line using  wmic group command. Syntax for the rename operation is given below.

wmic group where name='groupname' rename newname

Example:

To rename local group ‘group1’ as ‘group2’ we can run the below command.

C:\>wmic group where name='group1' rename group2
Executing (\\WINCMD-PC\ROOT\CIMV2:Win32_Group.Domain="WINCMD-PC",Name="group2")->rename()
Method execution successful.
Out Parameters:
instance of __PARAMETERS
{
ReturnValue = 0;
};
C:\>
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  • Me

    Not working on Win7.

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