Get Local System Info Using Windows Management Interface (WMI)

Category:
Windows 2000/XP
Type:
Applications
Difficulty:
Intermediate
Author:
Shane M. Croft

Version Compatibility: Visual Basic 6

More information:
This demo program illustrates how to get local system information using Windows Management Interface (WMI), including informatin about the installed OS, CPU, Memory, Hard Disk, and Network Adapter.

Important: WMI comes with Windows 2000. If you have a different version of Windows, you must download the appropriate version of WMI at http://msdn.microsoft.com/downloads/sdks/wmi/download.asp.


Instructions: Click the link below to download the code. Select 'Save' from the IE popup dialog. Once downloaded, open the .zip file from your local drive using WinZip or a comparable program to view the contents.

Download wmi_localsystem.zip