How to find the computer name on Windows computers
This document contains instructions on how to find the computer name on Windows computers.
From the login screen
- On the username field, type .\
- The computer name will be displayed under the password field, next to where it says Sign in to:
From the desktop
- Open start menu.
- Type into the search bar cmd /k hostname.
- Your computer name will be displayed in the first line of a command prompt window.
Alternatively, you can open any command prompt window and type hostname.
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