If you own a desktop computer, Irrespective whether It's just been purchased or only a year or two old, there will be the need to upgrade It's hardware components as technology moves forward. As such, It's vital to know the specifications of those that you're planning to replace. Rather than taking apart your PC (which Is not very convenient), In this tutorial, I will show you how to create a System Information file, thus allow you to view comprehensive details pertaining to your computer.
Before I make a start, here's what I'm referring to. Native to the Windows platform, Is what's called a Microsoft System Information Tool, commonly known as Msinfo32.exe, which displays comprehensive details relative to your PC's hardware resources, components and software environment.
A typical way of accessing It, Is to enter system Information In the Search bar/box, and then click on that very search result at the top.
The System Information Tool will execute, displaying an array of details about your computer as shown below.
Not only Is this beneficial for upgrading purposes, but you can also use It to help diagnose Issues due to system Instability and/or loss of functionality. For Instance, If you had the System Information Tool saved as a file on your PC's desktop, you could distribute It to a friend, who will then view your computer specs and make an Informed analysis on the problem(s) you're experiencing.
The process to create a System Information file Is extremely simple, so without further delay, let's get this tutorial started.