How To Find Your Computer’s Name in Windows Xp and Windows 7

Windows XP

  1. Click on Start.

    XP Start Button

    XP Start Button

  2. Locate “My Computer,” on the right side of the start menu.

    My Computer

    My Computer

  3. Right click on my computer.
  4. Select properties from the drop down menu.

    Properties Option

    Properties Option

  5. A new windows should pop up called “System”. Under the tab “Computer name” you will find your computer’s name.
    Tab - Computer Name

    Tab – Computer Name

    Computer Name Location

    Computer Name Location

Windows 7

  1. Click on Start.

    Windows 7 Start Menu

    Windows 7 Start Menu

  2. Locate “Computer,” on the right side of the start menu.

    W7_2

    Computer Location In Start Menu

  3. Right click on computer.
  4. Select properties from the drop down menu.

    Properties Option

    Properties Option

  5. A new windows should pop up called “System”. Under the heading “Computer name, domain, and work group settings” you will find your computer’s name.

    Computer Name Location

    Computer Name Location

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I graduated in June 2013 with a bachelors in Information Technology: Systems Analysis. I currently work at a medical center where I am their database and systems administrator. Some current games that I play are Diablo 3, Never Winter, Path of Exile, League of Legends (not as often as I would like), Star Craft, and the sims.
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