Windows System Info Command to Check Configuration

Windows System Info Command to Check Configuration

In this post, we learn, how to get complete system information using system information command.

Sometimes it is necessary to know all the Operating System configurations like OS details, serial number, and product ID. This information can be very handy to validate your system and to repair your system.

What’s the command to check system configuration in Windows?

Windows System Info Command:

  • Open the command prompt (press “Win+R”, write “cmd” and enter).
  • Type Command in the command prompt:
systeminfo command on windows

Note: This command works on all the major Windows OS like Windows XP, Vista, Windows 7 and Windows 10.

How to know the details about the Operating System?

You can find the following details about the OS installed on your system.

  • Host Name
  • OS Name
  • OS Version
  • Manufacturer
  • OS Configuration
  • OS Build Type

How to find the Register Owner and Product ID information?

Use the below parameters to get more details about the owner and the product.

  • Registered Owner
  • Registered Organization
  • Product ID
  • Original Install Date

How to find the Manufacture and System model in Windows?

After running systeminfo command, you can find the below detail.

  • System Boot-Time
  • Manufacturer of the system
  • System Model
  • System Type
  • Processor(s)
  • BIOS Version

How to find the details related to the directory and file system?

  • Windows Directory
  • System Directory
  • Boot Device
  • System Locale
  • Input Locale
  • Time Zone

How to check the available memory in Windows using cmd command?

  • Total Physical Memory
  • Available Physical Memory
  • Virtual Memory: Max Size
  • Virtual Memory: Available and In Use
  • Page File Location(s)

Some other details you can find related to the domain and server.

  • Domain
  • Logon Server
  • Hotfix(s)

The systeminfo utility is provided by Microsoft for its various Windows operating systems.

For Linux, there are different Linux commands to get the system details.

It shows the complete list of installed operating systems and various other system-related parameters.

This tool shows all the installed operating system configurations on your local machine. It includes the hostname and OS info such as name, version, and manufacturer. It displays memory statistics such as physical memory (total/available), and virtual memory (total/available). Important file directories include the window directory path and the system directory path. It also includes some network card related information such as DHCP server, IP address, and MAC address.

How to save data in the text file using system information command?

You can save system information in the text file by providing a file path.

Use the following System information command to save system information in the file.

systeminfo f://info.txt

“f://info.txt” is a text file path, that saves all the system information.

Note: The file path should be the same local disk directory in which the command prompt is opened.  Here I am using the “f” local disk directory.

Fetching complete information will help you to know the system statistics. It provides basic information to maintain and repair your computer.

You can easily share this system info file with others, the system admin, or the customer support center. Before sharing this file, you must be aware of whatever system information you are sharing.

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