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SharePoint Silverlight Web Part - How do I obtain Windows Identity

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I am developing a SharePoint Web Part using Silverlight which will be written in C#.  Web Part will be used in an Intranet environment.  I need to obtain the user's Windows Identity.  Is there a way that I can obtain it?
Thanks in advance for your help,
Terry
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Thanks dp_expert,
Following the link thiis is what ended up working:

string userName = System.Security.Principal.WindowsIdentity.GetCurrent(ifImpersonating : false).Name;

Thanks again,
Terry
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