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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: