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hwinv.zip

You can inventory the hardware on your client's PC by having them visit the hwinv.hta page on your Web.

When they visit the page, Internet Explorer presents them with an Open or Save dialog. When they press Open, a new page opens, the hour glass is activated, and after a few seconds they receive:

KB Remote Computer Hardware Inventory

Please be patient while a hardware inventory is taken of your machine.

After a few seconds, they can close the page.

The hardware inventory is recorded in %SystemRoot%\System32\HardWinv.log.

NOTE: The author of hwinv.hta wishes to remain anonymous.

Download hwinv.zip.

Press to inventory your hardware now.

Here is a the beginning of %SystemRoot%\System32\HardWinv.log from my desktop:

Inventory started at: 06/18/2003 12:47:01
Name:
 
Caption: Computer System Product
UUID: 4E4E4533-0050-4270-8359-F8C04C4E3731
Id/SerialNumber: 2QDZA16
Model: Precision WorkStation 650    
Vendor: Dell Computer Corporation
 
CreationClassName: Win32_ComputerSystem
Description: AT/AT COMPATIBLE
Name: JSI009
SystemType: X86-based PC
TotalPhysicalMemory: 1072689152
 
CreationClassName: Win32_Processor
CurrentClockSpeed: 3060
Description: x86 Family 15 Model 2 Stepping 7
DeviceID: CPU0
Manufacturer: GenuineIntel
MaxClockSpeed: 3060
Name:                   Intel(R) Xeon(TM) CPU 3.06GHz
 
CreationClassName: Win32_Processor
CurrentClockSpeed: 3060
Description: x86 Family 15 Model 2 Stepping 7
DeviceID: CPU1
Manufacturer: GenuineIntel
MaxClockSpeed: 3060
Name:                   Intel(R) Xeon(TM) CPU 3.06GHz
 
CreationClassName: Win32_Processor
CurrentClockSpeed: 3060
Description: x86 Family 15 Model 2 Stepping 7
DeviceID: CPU2
Manufacturer: GenuineIntel
MaxClockSpeed: 3060
Name:                   Intel(R) Xeon(TM) CPU 3.06GHz
 
CreationClassName: Win32_Processor
CurrentClockSpeed: 3060
Description: x86 Family 15 Model 2 Stepping 7
DeviceID: CPU3
Manufacturer: GenuineIntel
MaxClockSpeed: 3060
Name:                   Intel(R) Xeon(TM) CPU 3.06GHz
 
CreationClassName: Win32_OperatingSystem
Caption: Microsoft Windows XP Professional
CSDVersion: Service Pack 1
Manufacturer: Microsoft Corporation
Organization:
SerialNumber: 65224-1234-0813985-02304
Version: 5.1.2600
 
CreationClassName: Win32_LogicalDisk
Description: 3 1/2 Inch Floppy Drive
DriveType: 2
FileSystem:
FreeSpace:
Name: A:
Size:
Caption: A:
 
CreationClassName: Win32_LogicalDisk
Description: Local Fixed Disk
DriveType: 3
FileSystem: NTFS
FreeSpace: 42068566016
Name: C:
Size: 52452610048
Caption: C:
 
CreationClassName: Win32_LogicalDisk
Description: Local Fixed Disk
DriveType: 3
FileSystem: NTFS
FreeSpace: 9758003200
Name: D:
Size: 20299988992
Caption: D:
 
CreationClassName: Win32_LogicalDisk
Description: CD-ROM Disc
DriveType: 5
FileSystem:
FreeSpace:
Name: E:
Size:
Caption: E:
 
CreationClassName: Win32_LogicalDisk
Description: CD-ROM Disc
DriveType: 5
FileSystem:
FreeSpace:
Name: F:
Size:
Caption: F: