Free System Information on Windows Boxes

Sometime we want to find out the specs of a PC and fumbles around the control panel or computer properties to find the information we need. However, it turns out Windows has a nice utility that comes for free! From Windows XP to Windows 7, there is a software you can run on the Run Diag by pressing Win+R and entering MSINFO32. There are lots of useful information you can see in here.

msinfo32

As most PC comes with Direct-X now a days, we can also use dxdiag especially if we are interested with the display and sound, you can use Direct X Diagnostic tool by running dxdiag on the dialog that pops up pressing Win+R

dxdiag

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