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System Information Software

System Spec for Windows

SUMMARY: Display system information for Windows machines with System Spec, providing details including hard drive S.M.A.R.T. data and a list of installed applications.

System Spec is a system information software package for Windows, providing categorized system information in a simple icon-based interface. Provided specs include Personal, Memory, Display, Drives, CPU, Internet, Programs, Network, Printers, Sound, and USB.

These categories provide details such as system install date and uptime, installed RAM, display metrics, hard drive S.M.A.R.T. data, Internet Explorer Favorites, a list of installed applications, network shares, printer drivers, number of sound card mixer devices, and a list of installed USB devices.

System Spec providing a summary of system information (some information was erased in the screenshot)

Data can be copied to clipboard, printed, or exported to CSV or HTML. Other program features include toggling a transparent window background, shortcuts to Control Panel entries, and shortcuts to administrative and maintenance programs such as the disk defragmenter, system file checker, and the System Configuration Editor.

System Spec is portable and comes as either an .EXE file or a .ZIP archive containing an executable.

* System Spec: http://www.alexnolan.net/software/sysspec.htm

This tip was written regarding System Spec v2.72 running on a Windows XP machine. Features, information, and screenshots for other versions / operating systems may vary.

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