Finding your Computer Name

Resources for: Faculty Staff

Open a Command Prompt

  1. Go to the lower left corner of your desktop you will see 4 white squares
  2. Right Click a menu will pop up from the menu select “Command Prompt
  1. A window will open on your desktop at the blinking cursor
  1. Type “Hostname” (without the quotes) then hit enter
  1. The computer name will appear as “L-“ for laptop and “D-“ for a desktop. Example: D-MJ045XYZ L-R9ZZ7ZE
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