System32 Discovery #3 - System information

   
Application title System Information
File name msinfo32.exe
File name stands for MicroSoft Information
Syntax Msinfo32.exe [/?] [/nfo Path] [/report Path] [/computer ComputerName]
Type Application/Console Application
File description System Information
WinSxS package md64_microsoft-windows-msinfo32-exe

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Overview

The system information displays information about the hardware, system drivers, the Windows installation and other things of your or a remote computer.

All categories

  • System Summary
    • Hardware Resources
      • Conflicts/Sharing
      • DMA
      • Forced Hardware
      • I/O
      • IRQs
      • Memory
    • Components
      • Multimedia
        • Audio Codecs
        • Video Codecs
      • CD-ROM
      • Sound Device
      • Display
      • Infrared
      • Input
        • Keyboard
        • Pointing Device
      • Modem
      • Network
        • Adapter
        • Protocol
        • WinSock
      • Ports
        • Serial
        • Parallel
      • Storage
        • Drivers
        • Disks
        • SCSI
        • IDE
      • Printing
      • Problem Devices
      • USB
    • Software Environment
      • System Drivers
      • Environment Variables
      • Print Jobs
      • Network Connections
      • Running Tasks
      • Loaded Modules
      • Services
      • Program Groups
      • Start-up Programs
      • OLE Registration
      • Windows Error Reporting

Arguments

/?

Opens the help article to System Information: https://support.microsoft.com/en-gb/topic/description-of-microsoft-system-information-msinfo32-exe-tool-10d335d8-5834-90b4-8452-42c58e61f9fc.

/nfo Path

Saves an nfo file to the specified path. If the path doesn’t end with .nfo it will be appendend.

/report Path

Saves an txt file to the specified path.

/computer ComputerName

Opens the system information for the specifid computer.

More Information

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Written on January 1, 2022