How to Find Your Computer Name in Windows 10
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You can find your Windows 10 PC name by right-clicking the Start menu, choosing “System,” and checking the value next to “Device Name.” You can also bring it up with the Windows+Pause keyboard shortcut, the search box, File Explore, and Command Prompt.
Do you want to find your computer on a network where there are several machines? One way to do that is to find your PC’s name and then match the name on the network. Here’s how to view your computer’s name using graphical and command-line methods in Windows 10.
Using the Power User Menu
To use the “Power User” menu to find your computer name, then in your screen’s bottom-left corner, right-click the Start menu icon. Alternatively, press Windows+X.
In the Power User menu that opens, select “System.”
On the “About” screen that opens, next to “Device Name,” you’ll see your computer name.
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Using a Keyboard Shortcut
To reveal your machine’s name using a keyboard shortcut, press Windows+Pause.
On the “About” page, next to “Device Name,” your PC name is listed.
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Using the Search Box
Windows’ search box helps you find your machine name in addition to finding other resources. To use it, in your screen’s bottom-left corner, click the search box and type the following:
In the search results, select “View Your PC Name.”
Next to “Device Name,” your computer name is listed.
Using File Explorer
You can also use Windows File Explorer to find your computer name.
While you’re in a File Explorer window (press Windows+E to open it if it isn’t already), in the left sidebar, right-click “This PC” and choose “Properties.”
You’ll open an “About” page. Here, next to “Device Name,” your PC name is displayed.
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Using the Settings App
Windows’ Settings app lists your PC name as well as other information about your computer.
To use this method, open the Settings app by pressing Windows+i. In Settings, select “System.”
In the left sidebar, at the bottom, click “About.”
On the “About” page, next to “Device Name,” you have your PC’s name printed.
Using Command Prompt
If you like writing and executing commands, there’s a command line method you can use to view your machine’s name.
To use it, first, open a Command Prompt window. You can do that by accessing the “Start” menu, searching for “Command Prompt”, and selecting the tool in the search results.
In Command Prompt, type the
hostname command and press Enter:
This command only retrieves one value, which is your PC name.
Another command you can use to view your computer’s name along with your network adapter details is
ipconfig /all . Type this command in Command Prompt and hit Enter, and you’ll see your machine name next to “Host Name.”
And those are the ways to know what name your PC goes by on your network. Very useful!
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