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How to find Computer Name from CTRL + ALT + DEL Login Screen on Domain PC

Have you ever wondered, what the computer name of a domain-joined PC was from the CTRL + ALT + DEL screen? I just discovered there is a way to find the computer name on a domain – joined computer from the login window. I found this tip the other day on this gentlemen’s blog. I would definitely recommend following this blog, it is packed with useful information.

After you hit CTRL + ALT + DEL to login into your domain computer, you can find your computer name by simply doing the following. Where you normally enter your username simply type .\ This will list the computer name below the password field. Windows 7 Computer NamePretty cool aye? This simple trick works on Windows 7 and Windows 10. To see the domain again, you simply erase .\ and you will see your domain name. 

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Protect your saved passwords in Mozilla Firefox.

Passwords, passwords, passwords it seems like every site you visit, they ask you to set up an account and with that comes another password. Just last week, the Internet lit up with the story of chrome’s password management. Everyone was screaming treason about how visible your saved chrome passwords are. All you have to do is enter  chrome://settings/passwords into your Chrome browser and then click show to view your passwords in plain text. If you use Mozilla Firefox you are not much better off. If you open your Firefox browser and go to Options> Options>Security>Saved Passwords and then click  show passwords, all your saved passwords are visible in plain text to anyone that has access to your computer. However, Firefox has a setting called Use a master password to make your saved passwords more secure. Here is how you set that up.

Step One: Open Firefox.

Step Two: Drop down the Firefox tab click Options>Options. Continue reading