Windows

How to use Systeminfo command line tool switches

Systeminfo displays detailed configuration information about a computer and its operating system, including operating system configuration, security information, product ID, and hardware properties (such as RAM, disk space, and network cards).

Note: The systeminfo.exe gives an overview of the same information as MSINFO32.
– Ensure to run the command prompt as an Administrator, or else this utility will not launch. From CMD, run the command below.

systeminfo.exe

There are more you can do with this switch as shown below.

Systeminfo [/s <Computer> [/u <Domain>\<UserName> [/p <Password>]]] [/fo {TABLE | LIST | CSV}] [/nh]
Parameters Descriptions
/s <Computer> Specifies the name or IP address of a remote computer (do not use backslashes).
The default is the local.
/u
<Domain><UserName>
Runs the command with the account permissions of the specified user account. If /u is not specified, this command uses the permissions of the user who is currently logged on to the computer that is issuing the command.
/p <Password>Specifies the password of the user account that is specified in the /u parameter.
/fo <Format>Specifies the output format with one of the following values
TABLE: Displays output in a table.
LIST: Displays output in a list.
CSV: Displays output in Comma Separated Values format.
/nhSuppresses column headers in the output. Valid when the /fo parameter is set to TABLE or CSV.
/?Displays help at the command prompt.

To view configuration information for a computer named TestPC, type:

systeminfo /s TestPC

– To remotely view configuration information for a computer named TestPC that is located on the TechDirect domain, type:

systeminfo /s TestPC /u TechDirect\username

– To remotely view configuration information (in list format) for a computer named TestPC that is located on the TechDirect domain, type:

systeminfo /s TechDirect /u TechDirect\username /p P@ssLab67 /fo list

To view Windows system information via the Windows registry.

I hope you found this blog post helpful. If you have any questions, please let me know in the comment session.

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