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Microsoft® Windows® XP Inside Out, 2nd Edition by Craig Stinson, Carl Siechert, Ed Bott

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Appendix E. Viewing System Information

Whether it's for troubleshooting purposes or just out of curiosity, you'll occasionally need to find out more about your computer system: what kind of hardware you have, what software is installed, and so on. This appendix provides an overview of the tools included with Microsoft Windows XP for displaying information about your system.

Finding Basic Information About Your Computer

For answers to basic questions about your operating system and computer, there's no better place to start than the General tab of the System Properties dialog box, shown in Figure E-1 ...

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