Find your computer information

Any platform

Asset tag

Find the Michigan Tech asset tag
Property of Michigan Tech IT Asset 12345

Serial number

Find the serial number of the computer

Computer name

Find the computer label on the desktop tower, laptop, CPU, etc. and find the name next to Computer

Property tag

Find the metal property tag

Windows 10/11

Which version of Windows operating system am I running?

  1. Right-click on the Start button.
  2. Select Settings > System > About.
  3. You can find the Full device name (ex. computername.ad.mtu.edu or computername.sabu.mtu.edu) and other device information.

Mac OS X 10.4 and later

Find out which macOS your Mac is using

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

Find the software version on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod

  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

Which version of Windows operating system am I running?

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
Modified
Mon 11/21/22 3:49 PM

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