Question: How do I determine my computer's name?

Answer

Windows Vista, 7 and 8 users

  1. On the Desktop Right-click Computer.
  2. Click Properties.
  3. In the System Properties window you'll see the Computer name and Full computer name listed as shown in the below picture. If you to change the computer name or workgroup click the Change settings link to the right of the computer name.

Computer Name in Windows 8

 

Windows XP users

  1. On the Desktop Right-click My Computer or Computer.
  2. Click Properties.
  3. In the Properties window, click the Computer Name tab. Within this tab you'll be able to see the full computer name, workgroup and also a description. If you want to change the name or workgroup, click the Change button.

Windows XP computer name

Windows 2000 users

  1. On the Desktop Right-click My Computer.
  2. Click Properties.
  3. In the Properties window, click the Network Identification tab. Within this tab you'll be able to see the full computer name as well as the workgroup you're using. If you need to change the computer's name, click the Properties button.