Find your computer name

Follow the instructions below to locate your device name based on the platform.

Windows 10

  1. Right-click on the Start button.
  2. Click System.
  3. Click System Info in the top right corner of the window.
  4. You can find the Full Computer Name under Computer name, domain, and workgroup settings (ex. computername.ad.mtu.edu or computername.sabu.mtu.edu).

Mac OS X 10.4 and later

Option 1

Open Go > Applications > Tech Apps > All MTU Computers > System Info to display the hostname and other information about your Mac

Option 2

  1. Launch your System Preferences.
  2. Click on the Sharing pane. Your Computer Name is listed at the top of the pane.

iOS

  1. Launch your Settings app.
  2. Press General and then press About. Your iOS device name will be at the top left of the screen.

Linux

  1. Launch terminal
  2. Enter the command:
    hostname

Other Windows Versions

Windows XP

  1. Right-click My Computer and select Properties.
  2. Click the Computer Name tab. Your Computer Name is listed under Full Computer Name.

Windows Vista

  1. Open System by clicking the Start button.
  2. Click on Control Panel > System and Maintenance, and then click System. Your Computer Name is listed under Full Computer Name.

Windows 8

  1. Hover the mouse at the top right.
  2. Click the settings cog > PC info.
  3. Under Computer name, domain, and workgroup settings, you can find your computer name, and its full computer name if your computer is on a domain.

Windows 8.1

  1. Right-click on the Start button.
  2. Click System.
  3. Under Computer name, domain, and workgroup settings, you can find your computer name, and its full computer name if your computer is on a domain.

Windows 7

  1. Open System by clicking the Start button.
  2. Right-click on Computer, and then click Properties.
  3. Under Computer name, domain, and workgroup settings, you can find your computer name, and its full computer name if your computer is on a domain.
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Article ID: 52948
Created
Fri 4/27/18 4:06 PM
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