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Windows/Mac - How to Check the System Information

This document explains how users can check the amount of RAM installed and other system information details, such as the processor speed.

Windows 8

  • From the Start screen, type This PC.
  • Right click (or tap and hold) This PC, and click properties.

  • System information will be displayed as shown:

    System Information in Windows 8.

Windows 7 & Vista

  • From the Start menu, right-click Computer, then select Properties .

    Click Start, right click on Computer, and select Properties.

  • System information will be displayed as shown:

    Win7 System Info

Windows XP

  • From the desktop or the Start menu, right-click My Computer, then select Properties .

    Click Start, right click on My Computer, and select Properties.

  • System information will be displayed as shown:

    XP System Info

Mac OS X

  • Click the Apple icon in the top left, and select About This Mac.

    Click Apple, then About This Mac.

  • For more advanced details click More Info... in the About This Macwindow.

    Click More Info.

  • System information will be displayed as shown:

    Mac System Info




Keywords: ram memory cpu speed system information info osx os x mac apple windows xp vista 7 version os operating system   Doc ID: 8208
Owner: Brian H.Group: DoIT Help Desk
Created: 2008-09-11 19:00 CDTUpdated: 2014-03-06 21:14 CDT
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