extracting windows username

compusheaf

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Is there a way in VBA that we can extract the windows username in a variable. I want to extract the windows username and not the excel username in that variable.
 

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Try

Code:
Sub nme()
Dim user As String
user = Environ("username")
MsgBox user
End Sub
 

Peter_SSs

MrExcel MVP, Moderator
Joined
May 28, 2005
Messages
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Office Version
  1. 365
Platform
  1. Windows
Is there a way in VBA that we can extract the windows username in a variable. I want to extract the windows username and not the excel username in that variable.
Try:
myVariable = Environ("Username")
 

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