How to find “Workgroup” name in Windows XP

These days, virtually every PC is connected to a network e.g., LAN, WLAN, WAN, Internet etc.


Configuring a network and connecting a bunch of PCs together requires some information to setup the network. A very important piece of information Is the “workgroup” name.

Here is the step-by-step procedure to find your workgroup name.


  • Go to Desktop of your Windows XP.

  • Right Click on “MY Computer”

  • Select Properties



  • · Once you select Properties, a new window will open.
  • · Click on Computer Name tab as shown,




  • On the new screen, you’ll see your workgroup name, as shown in the figure below,


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