As if you couldn't already tell, I'm still quite new to the SQL Server world. I just completed installing SQL Server 2008 R2 on my laptop. I did a full install, taking pretty much all of the default options. The installer prompted me to designate my instance as 'MSSQLSERVER', which I accepted. I chose Windows Authentication, and selected my personal profile for all the functions (I realize that using a single profile for everything is not recommended, but I'm not ready to implement a 'best practices' security scheme quite yet. One mountain at a time...).
After rebooting, I went to open the Management Studio. At the Connect to Server/Login window, I need to specify the Server Name, but I don't know what it is, and don't really know where to look to find it. Can someone help me?