How can I find a computer name on a wireless network using its IP address in Windows XP?

vinoth December 28, 2010

How to find the computer name using the IP address in Windows XP, version 2002?

  1. Willem
    April 3, 2012 at 9:49 am

    helpful. Thanks Ryan

  2. Tehet
    November 16, 2011 at 6:23 pm

    YES!!! VERY helpful.. thanks!!

  3. Aibek
    January 1, 2011 at 3:13 pm

    Hi Vinoth,

    Did you find the tips above helpful? Pleas lets us know.


  4. Ryan Dube
    December 29, 2010 at 5:41 am

    If you know the ip address, the fastest way I've used to check the hostname is by typing "ping -a xx.xx.xx.xx"

    -a resolves the hostname of that IP address

    Worse case, if ping or nslookup doesn't seem to work, a method I've used that never fails is opening the cmd prompt and typing:

    "nbtstat -a xx.xx.xx.xx"

    Good luck!

  5. Jason Wischer
    December 28, 2010 at 9:11 pm

    from a command prompt type in: nslookup where you put the known ip address where I wrote ip (and leave out the brackets). the local name server service should display both computer name and ip address