How do I Find the Computer Name of my Computer?



ll faculty, staff and students have the ability to retrieve the computer name of their Mac.

Computer Name on a Mac:


  1. Click the Apple icon in the top left corner of the desktop.
  2. Select "System Preferences."

System preferences

  1. Select "Sharing."


  2. The computer's name will be displayed at the top of the "Sharing" window.

    Computer name


    Computer name of Windows PC:

  1. Right-click the "Start" button in the bottom left-hand side of your screen. 
  2. Choose "System" from the list that comes up.
  3. The computer name will appear on the next window under the section titled "Computer name, domain and workgroup settings."

    System Properties window screenshot.
  4. The computer name in Windows 10 will be at the top of the "About" screen.

Screenshot of the about page in windows 10

If you need further assistance, please submit a service request or CHAT with TAC.


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