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==Ways to identify a PC and a MAC==
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==Computer Name ==
 
This article explains how to find your computer name
 
 
 
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'''Finding your Computer Name:'''
 
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1. Click the 'Start Button'
 
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2. Type "Computer Name" in the Search Box
 
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3. Click the Link for "See the name of this computer"
 
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4. Computer Name is located in the center of the control panel window that opens
 
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==Service tag or serial number ==
 
This article explains how to find your device serial number or service tag.
 
==Dell==
 
Dell refers to its serial numbers as service tags
 
* You can use Internet Explorer to find your service tag online. Click [http://support.dell.com/support/topics/global.aspx/support/my_systems_info/en/FindTagSysProfLicense?c=us&cs=19&l=en&s=dhs&~mode=popup here]. Agree to run the system profiler, and install the Dell System Profiler add-on.
 
===Laptop===
 
[http://www.dell.com/support/troubleshooting/us/en/555/KCS/KcsArticles/ArticleView?docid=608970 Dell knowledgebase article: How to find the service tag on a Dell notebook computer?]<br clear=all>
 
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===Desktop===
 
[http://www.dell.com/support/troubleshooting/us/en/555/KCS/KcsArticles/ArticleView?docid=611261 Dell knowledgebase article: How to find the service tag on a Dell desktop computer?]<br clear=all>
 
The service tag number will be usually be found on the back of the computer case, but it may be located on the top or side of the system.<br clear=all>
 
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==Mac==
 
*Finding the serial number on a Mac is the same on both a laptop and a desktop. See instructions here: [[Mac Serial Number]]
 
*If you Mac won't turn on, follow the instructions in this [http://support.apple.com/kb/ht1349 Apple knowledgebase article].
 
==Printers==
 
You can find the service tag on the back of the printer:
 
{{#ev:youtubehd|NQFYgb5tskQ|600|left|Finding the service tag on a networked Dell printer}}
 
{{#ev:youtubehd|CnwqPrKCgto|600|left|Printing the "Printer Settings" page on a networked Dell printer}}
 

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