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87. What is my computer name in Windows?


Here are three ways of finding the computer name in Windows. On Windows this is called both PC name, computer name and hostname.

  1. Find the PC name in Preferences
  2. Find the hostname using the command line
  3. Find the computer name in the System view in the old Control Panel

Find the PC name in Preferences

  1. Click on Start button.
  2. Click on the Settings Button.
  3. Click on System
  4. Click on About
  5. Read the computer name called PC name here.

Find the hostname using the command line

  1. Click on Start button.
  2. Enter cmd and press Enther
  3. Enter hostname and press Enter
  4. The command will print the computer name.

Find the computer name in the System view in the old Control Panel

  1. Open File Explorer.
  2. Right click on This PC and choose Properties
  3. View the Computer name here.

This entry win.computername was last modified 2018-01-29

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