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Find a Computer Name

Modified on: Tue, Jul 23, 2019 at 10:52 AM

It may be necessary to find the name of your computer when accessing services such as CrashPlan - follow the directions below:

Windows 8

  • Click the "Start" button 

    Lower left hand corner Windows Start button

  • Right-click "This PC" or "Computer" and click "Properties" 

    Right Click This PC or Computer and select Properties

  • Computer Name will be found towards the middle of the Properties window

    Computer name displayed

Windows 10

Right-click the "Start" button in the bottom-lefthand corner of your screen. Search for and select "System." Find "Computer name" in the Computer name, domain, and workgroup settings section

System panel computer name displayed


  • Click on the "Apple" icon in the Menu bar and click "System Preferences" 

    Apple Icon top left then to system preferences

  •   Click "Sharing" 

    Sharing folder

  •   Computer Name will be found at the top of the Sharing Preferences window

    computer name

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