How do I Find the Computer Name of my Computer?


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Answer

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


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."

    Image with the Sharing option circled.

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

    Image of Mac Computer Name highlighted

    Computer name of Windows PC:

  1. Click the Magnifying Glass on the bottom left-hand side of your screen. 
     
  2. In the search box, type "Computer."
     
  3. Right-click on "This PC" from the search results, and select "Properties."
     
  4. Under "Device specifications," you will see Device name. This is your computer name.

    Picture showing Device name highlighted

 


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Article ID: 11637
Created
Fri 3/11/16 9:31 AM
Modified
Tue 4/26/22 10:16 AM