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Find Your System Specs

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Windows (XP, Vista, 7, 8)Edit

  1. Click "Start" or the Windows Symbol
  2. Click "Run" (If on Windows 8, hit the start button on your keyboard and R (Start+R))
  3. Type "dxdiag" (sans quotes)
  4. Hit the "Enter" key or click the "OK" button.
  5. Review your system information.


  1. Click on the Mac/Apple logo in the upper left corner.
  2. Click "About this Mac"
  3. Click the "More Info" button.

Ubuntu/Other LinuxEdit

For basic info (method 1)

  1. Click the "Ubuntu" symbol.
  2. Type "System Monitor"
  3. Run "System Monitor"

For basic info (other linux) (method 2)

  1. Run terminal.
  2. sudo lshw -html > ~/hardware_info.html && firefox (or browser of choice) ~/hardware_info.html
  3. Prints the information to the screen.

For more in-depth info, use Hard Info. To install:

  1. Run "terminal"
  2. sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install hardinfo && hardinfo
  3. Enjoy the massive amounts of information

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