You will need
- - administrator rights.
Start your network environment or "control Center network and sharing" (if using Windows 7). In the network connection properties note the same parameter. To open network connection properties, right-click your mouse on the connection icon and select Properties. Can also go through the shortcut to "My computer". Further, in the left part of the window find the tab called "control Panel". In it click on the shortcut to "my Network places".
For Windows 7 properties of the TCP/IP Protocol can also be viewed by clicking on the network shortcut and selecting in the opened window "Properties". If this option is set automatically to the external network device, then you need to launch the command prompt utility. Each operating system there are similar functions that allow you to control using commands.
Type cmd in the Run window, or run command-line utility from the menu. Type the command ipconfig /all and press enter on the keyboard. Carefully enter this command, because the wrong combination can hurt your computer and also the entire operating system. The screen will display all information about current network settings.
To know the DNSname you can also your network administrator for your network segment, or reading the documentation to establish connection, which you have given in the provider's office. Such parameters will be specified in the instructions for setting up network connections. The DNSname of the computer consists of all the domain names to a higher part of the structure of the network. So don't be surprised if this option will not be short. Domain names top-level few — about 250. The other names are formed based on them.
Advice 2: How to find out computer name
Each computer has its own name, but assigning it once, when you install the operating system, we safely forget it.
Click "start". Right-click the mouse on the icon "Computer". You will see a window "system Properties". Find the string "Computer: ..." and "Full name ...". Instead of dots the first line contains the name of your computer, and the second name part of a domain (computer network). In Windows XP, in system properties click on the tab "Name of computer".
Also the name of the computer you can view the properties of any shortcut or file on the desktop. Click the right mouse button. Select "Properties". Go to the tab "Details", it is the bottom line provided the required information.
In order to rename the computer, click "Edit" in the "System" in the name string. In the field "Computer" erase the old name and write a new, click "OK".
Advice 3: How to know the name of the current user
The name of the current user system is the account name, from name which the work is performed. Accounts can have different rights to perform different functions.
Open the "start menu", look at what is written next to the pictogram user, this will be the name. However, this is true only for earlier versions of Windows up to XP, inclusive. For Vista and Seven require the cursor is on the icon user.
To go on behalf of another user in Windows, go to the menu "start" action to "Change user". It is usually placed near the reset button and turn the system off.
Open the accounts settings in the control panel of your computer, if you want to create a new user in Windows. Select create a new account, name it accordingly to your preferences, configure the desired attributes, select the type of user – guest or administrator. The last one has more wide opportunities of use of functionality of the operating system.
If necessary, specify the password for the account, also don't forget about the tip. In the future, to change the current user's Windows operating system, use the menu "start".
If you want to configure the settings of the users log on to the system, including quick switch in desktop mode, open the preferences in user accounts in control panel and in the menu on the right, select change settings of users log on to the system. Select in the new window, tick the desired settings, save the changes.
Configure the operation of certain installed applications and established network connections to the different users of the system by opening the appropriate settings. It is not available for all programs. To change the attributes of the connection, just click on its shortcut twice, and then check or uncheck the option of using connections all usermi system and click "OK".
Best set a password for your account in Windows.
Only use the password that you will easily remember later.