System Info, Command Prompt Style

Posted On 2009-06-13 by FortyPoundHead
Tags: Tip Windows XP Vista Windows 7
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With Windows XP or greater, including Vista and 7, you can easily find some basic system information at the command prompt.

Click Start | Run and type cmd to open a command prompt.

At the prompt, type systeminfo

This could be useful if you want to create some sort of batch file based inventory system. You could pipe the output of this command to a file on a network share, with the name of the system as the filename, Something like this:

systeminfo > %computername%.Txt

And here is a sample output of the utility:

OS Name: Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate
OS Version: 6.1.7100 N/A Build 7100
OS Manufacturer: Microsoft Corporation
OS Configuration: Standalone Workstation
OS Build Type: Multiprocessor Free
Registered Owner: Derek
Registered Organization:
Original Install Date: 5/5/2009, 9:26:41 PM
System Boot Time: 5/31/2009, 8:40:23 PM
System Manufacturer: P4i6G
System Model: P4i65G
System Type: X86-based PC
Processor(s): 1 Processor(s) Installed.
[01]: x86 Family 15 Model 2 Stepping 9 GenuineIntel ~2399 Mhz
BIOS Version: American Megatrends Inc. P1.30, 9/8/2006
Windows Directory: C:\Windows
System Directory: C:\Windows\system32
Boot Device: \Device\HarddiskVolume1
System Locale: en-us;English (United States)
Input Locale: en-us;English (United States)
Time Zone: (UTC-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada)
Total Physical Memory: 2,047 MB
Available Physical Memory: 1,013 MB
Virtual Memory: Max Size: 4,095 MB
Virtual Memory: Available: 2,840 MB
Virtual Memory: In Use: 1,255 MB
Page File Location(s): C:\pagefile.sys
Logon Server: \\XXXXXXXX
Hotfix(s): 9 Hotfix(s) Installed.
[01]: KB969497
[02]: KB970419
[03]: KB970420
[04]: KB970421
[05]: KB970423
[06]: KB970424
[07]: KB970789
[08]: KB970858
[09]: KB971180
Network Card(s): 3 NIC(s) Installed.
[01]: Realtek RTL8139/810x Family Fast Ethernet NIC
Connection Name: Local Area Connection
DHCP Enabled: No
IP address(es)
[02]: fe80::6ca4:65d5:d73f:73c1
[02]: VMware Virtual Ethernet Adapter for VMnet1
Connection Name: Local Area Connection 2
DHCP Enabled: No
IP address(es)
[02]: fe80::c9cc:61ce:11d4:b678
[03]: VMware Virtual Ethernet Adapter for VMnet8
Connection Name: Local Area Connection 3
DHCP Enabled: No
IP address(es)
[02]: fe80::c5b1:6046:a5dc:7da4

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