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What is the most common default computer name for Windows (Home, Pro, Vista, and 7)?
(Or a list of the most common.)

I tried Google, and read that Redhat linux defaults to "localhost," and Toshiba laptops (Windows) default to Toshiba, and some Dells default to DELL+some model number.

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I can't think of a single use for this information that doesn't make me cringe... –  Reed Copsey Mar 23 '10 at 20:23
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Were you sitting in a disco-industrial-raver bar, with your hot new friends, talking about "god", "love", "money", while passing around old UNIX manuals? Because that would have been awesome. –  mfinni Mar 23 '10 at 20:57
    
Hmmm. Passing around something. –  Richard Holloway Mar 23 '10 at 21:09
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HPs will default to something like HP382811UX.

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I don't know if it still does but Slackware used to default to darkstar. I never looked into why but something different to localhost. –  Richard Holloway Mar 23 '10 at 21:08
    
@Richard Dark Star is a Grateful Dead song. Patrick Volkerding is, reportedly, a "Dead Head". –  jscott Mar 9 '11 at 13:18
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