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Finding the computer name on a University Owned Mac.

The computer name is found in the "System Information" menu.

1. Click on the Apple menu, hold the Option key and select System Information...

Image displaying open Apple Menu with the Option key held to access the System Information window

2. The computer name will be at the bottom of the System Report screen, next to a miniature icon of the computer being used. The computer name is on a light-blue background at the bottom of the window.

If your Mac does not boot, you can instead provide your IT support staff with the serial number of your Mac.

Instructions to find your serial number can be found here:

Keywords:Mac, University owned, computer name, machine name, name, finding name, find name   Doc ID:46653
Owner:Christopher C.Group:UW-Milwaukee Help Desk
Created:2015-02-02 10:33 CSTUpdated:2021-04-05 10:34 CST
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