In Windows 7 I could change my network name by: Control Panel > Network and Internet > Network and Sharing Centre > Manage Wireless Networks. I then right-clicked on my network name eg. OPTUSVDVD3456D3 and renamed it eg. 'John'
In Windows 8 I can't see any equivalent screen to Manage Wireless Networks. Note that I do not wish to change the SSID, nor do I wish to change adapter settings.
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