How To Rename NIC Adapters with PowerShell

If you want to rename NIC adapters with PowerShell, follow this tutorial:

Step 1. Open PowerShell with admin privileges

Step 2. Execute the following command,

Rename-NetAdapter -Name "<Old NIC Adapter Name>" -NewName "<New Adapter Name>"


If you want to rename an old NIC Ethernet to a new name ManagementAdapter, the command should look like,

Rename-NetAdapter -Name "Ethernet" -NewName "ManagementAdapter"

That's it, hope this tutorial helps you.


Leave a Comment