Finding your Computer Name

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For Microsoft Windows:

How do I know which version of Windows I am using?

Instructions are available for the following versions of Microsoft Windows:

Windows 10

  1. Open the Control Panel.
  2. Click System and Security > System.

On the View basic information about your computer page, see the Full computer name under the section Computer name, domain, and workgroup settings.


Windows 8

  1. Press the Windows logo key + X to see a list of commands and options.
  2. Click System.

The computer name appears under Computer name, domain, and workgroup settings.


Windows 7

  1. Click Start.
  2. Right-click Computer.
  3. Click Properties.

The computer name appears under Computer name, domain, and workgroup settings.

Find your computer name on a Mac

  • Choose Apple menu > System Preferences > Sharing.

The computer name appears at the top of the window.