For Quick Information About System - DOS Systeminfo Command
By Stephen Bucaro
As a system administrator, the first thing you would like to have when attempting to
resolve a system problem is information about the system. The System Information utility
collects and displays this information for you.
You can access a graphics version of the System Information utility in Windows 10 by
clicking on the Start menu, in the Start menu scroll down to the bottom
and expand the Windows Administrative Tools item, then click on the
System Information item.
But a system administrator may need or want to access system information from a command
prompt. The DOS command line interpreter is at C:\Windows\System32\cmd.exe. To get
system information, open a DOS prompt and enter the command shown below:
After a brief period of gathering information, the systeminfo command will provide
a huge amount of information about your system:
• Computer name
• Windows version
• System Manufacturer
• Processor model amd speed
• BIOS manufacturer and version
• Boot device
• Total physical memory
• Virtual memory
• Network card manufacturer
• Hyper-V requirements status
• Plus lots more
• Hyper-V allows running virtual systems
Using the DOS systeminfo command is the quickest way to get information about your system.
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