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How to change the exe name of the Windows Application in Visual Studio 2010 ?

When you create a Windows Application in Visual Studio , by default , the name of the exe is the same name as the Project .

How to change the exe name of the Windows Application in Visual Studio 2010 ?

Note that when you try to change or rename the project , still the exe name will be same .

To change the exe name of the Application Name , you must change the Assembly Name which defaults to the Project Name .


How to change the exe name of the Windows Application in Visual Studio 2010 ?

To change the exe name follow the steps below .

1. Right click on the project from solution explorer and click properties .

2. In the Project Properties Window , Navigate to the Application tab .

3. Change the Name of the Assembly to the desired exe name in the “Assembly Name” field . and save the changes

How to change the exe name of the Windows Application in Visual Studio 2010 ?

4. Build the project Now and navigate to the project output folder(debug/bin) to see the exe with the new name 🙂