Need user name, not computer name

Ken Ray kray at
Mon Dec 22 21:49:51 EST 2003

On 12/22/03 3:35 PM, "    Mark Powell" <Mark.Powell at> wrote:

>>> How can I determine one's user name?
>> What platform(s), Mark?
> Windows, please.

Well, I just checked in WinXP, and $USERNAME returned "Ken", my user name on
the system. So can anyone who is *not* on WinXP verify that $USERNAME works
to retrieve the user's name?

Ken Ray
Sons of Thunder Software
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Email: kray at

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