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Find a Computer Name

Modified on: Tue, Jan 18, 2022 11:13 AM

It may be necessary to find the name of your computer when accessing services such as Code 42 (CrashPlan) - follow the directions below:

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 Preferenceswindow

    computer name

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