Need user name, not computer name

Scott Rossi scott at tactilemedia.com
Tue Dec 23 10:49:50 CST 2003


On 12/22/03 7:14 PM, "Richard Gaskin" <ambassador at fourthworld.com> wrote:

>> 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?
> 
> $USERNAME is not listed in the globalNames in Win95 (I knew I kept that
> systme running for a reason <g>).

As of January 16th, you may have little need for doing so, given that
Windows 98 has pretty much had its plug pulled:

http://www.news8austin.com/content/headlines/?ArID=92889&SecID=2

http://news.com.com/2100-1014-5116216.html?tag=nl

Regards,

Scott Rossi
Creative Director
Tactile Media, Multimedia & Design
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