Instructions on how to get computer name for Windows XP and Vista:

Windows XP

  1. Go to Start, Settings, Control Panel.

    Windows XP Control Panel Menu Item

  2. Double-click on the System icon.

    Windows XP Control Panel

  3. Click on the Computer Name tab.

    Windows XP System Properties General

  4. Highlight the text to the right of Full computer name and copy it by pressing Ctrl-C (or right-click in the highlighted area and select 'Copy').

    Windows XP System Properties Computer Name

  5. Paste the text by pressing Ctrl-V (or right-click anywhere in a text box and select 'Paste').

Windows Vista

  1. Click on the Windows Vista Start button on the lower left corner of your computer screen:

    Windows Vista Start Button

  2. Click on the Control Panel menu item:

    Windows Vista Control Panel Menu Item

  3. Click on the System and Maintenance link:

    Windows Vista Control Panel

  4. Click on the System link:

    Windows Vista System And Maintenance

  5. You will find the computer name on the System screen:

    Windows Vista Computer Name