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Whaddya know how to check the uptime, last reboot, installed patches, and other information for your Windows Server, XP or Vista?

This is a simple way to check your workstation information or your server such as Windows 2003 or 2007.

Here's what I have after running systeminfo in my Windows Vista laptop.

Host Name:                      KINGNET001
OS Name:                         Microsoftr Windows VistaT Home Premium
OS Version:                      6.0.6000 N/A Build 6000
OS Manufacturer:           Microsoft Corporation
OS Configuration:            Standalone Workstation
OS Build Type:                Multiprocessor Free
Registered Owner:          KINGNET

Registered Organization:  
Product ID:                      89578-OEM-7332157-00141
Original Install Date:      3/1/2009, 10:32:33 AM
System Boot Time:         5/2/2009, 9:54:08 AM

In Server, this is what it looks like:
System Up Time:            14 Days, 5 Hours, 53 Minutes, 18 Seconds

System Manufacturer:       Gateway                        
System Model:                     MT6821                        
System Type:                       X86-based PC
Processor(s):                         1 Processor(s) Installed.
                                               [01]: x64 Family 6 Model 15 Stepping 6 GenuineIntel ~1600 Mhz
BIOS Version:                     Phoenix Technologies LTD 77.09   , 11/27/2006
Windows Directory:           C:\Windows
System Directory:              C:\Windows\system32
Boot Device:                       \Device\HarddiskVolume2
System Locale:                   en-us;English (United States)
Input Locale:                      en-us;English (United States)
Time Zone:                         (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
Total Physical Memory:     2,038 MB
Available Physical Memory: 1,079 MB
Page File: Max Size:       4,295 MB
Page File: Available:      3,301 MB
Page File: In Use:         994 MB
Page File Location(s):     C:\pagefile.sys
Domain:                    WORKGROUP
Logon Server:              \\KINGNET001

Hotfix(s):                 84 Hotfix(s) Installed. All the windows security patches installed to my laptop.
                           [01]: KB925902
                           [02]: KB929399
                           [03]: KB930178
                           [04]: KB930857
[I cut the other information to make it shorter]
                           [84]: KB963027

It also provide my network interface card information:

Network Card(s):           2 NIC(s) Installed.
                           [01]: Marvell Yukon 88E8038 PCI-E Fast Ethernet Controller
                                 Connection Name: Local Area Connection
                                 Status:          Media disconnected
                           [02]: Intel(R) PRO/Wireless 3945ABG Network Connection
                                 Connection Name: Wireless Network Connection
                                 DHCP Enabled:    Yes
                                 DHCP Server:
                                 IP address(es)
                                 [02]: fe80::7111:f75:6951:94e9

HOWTO perform this to your workstation or servers?
Here's the step by step procedure to run systeminfo for Windows Vista, XP or Servers.
- Click on Start (or Windows icon for Vista), in Run type cmd command. This will open a command prompt.
- In command prompt, type systeminfo hit [enter]. This will start reading your workstation information and display this to you on your screen.
- You may also type "systeminfo > 20090502.KING.NET.txt [enter].

systeminfo is the tool to gather your workstation information
> telling your system to transfer information to
20090502.KING.NET.txt is the name of the text file to store the report.

Now you can read your report using notepad.

You may also install the support tools for Windows Server to run uptime utility.

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