Console Tools: System Information

This tool pulls a variety of system information and allows several right click actions.


Navigate to the System Information tool by right clicking on a Device Object, selecting Recast RCT, then Console Tools, and finally selecting System Information.

System Information Navigation

System Information Tabs

There are several tabs and available actions for the System Information tool. These include:

Operating System

  • The Operating System Tab displays details about the operating system including OS Version, Install Date, Domain, Console User, Last Boot Time and computer information including Manufacturer, Model, Serial Number, BIOS Version and BIOS Release Date.

System Information Operating System Tab


  • The Hardware Tab displays details about the hardware of the computer, including the Name, Serial Number, MAC Address, BIOS version and BIOS Release Date

System Information Hardware Tab


  • The Programs Tab displays a detailed table of the different programs including their Name, Publisher, Architecture, and Version Number.
  • Clicking the select box on an application will give you the opportunity to uninstall the application.

System Information Add/Remove Programs Tab

Windows Updates

  • This section shows information on Windows Updates, such as the corresponding KB article, Description, When the update was installed and who it was installed by.
  • Clicking on an KB name will open the page about that particular KB.

System Information Windows Updates Tab


  • This section has the Status Startup Type and Description of each service for a device.
  • Clicking on a service provides options to start, stop, or restart the service and specify the startup type for the service.

System Information Services Tab


  • This section shows information about the device's drivers such as Device Name, Device Class, Driver Date, Driver Version, Signed status and Device ID.

System Information Drivers Tab

User Profiles

  • This section shows information on the user profiles that have signed onto the device including Last Used, In WMI, In Registry, Profile Path Exists and SID.
  • Clicking on a profile will enable the Delete button to delete the selected profile.

System Information User Profiles Tab

User Sessions

  • This sections shows information about the user sessions on the device.
  • Clicking on a user session will enable the Logoff button to log off the selected user session.

System Information User Sessions Tab

Local Group Members

  • This section shows Group Name, Member Domain and Member Name for each Local Group.
  • Selecting a Group or Group Member enables the delete button.

System Information Local Groups Tab


  • This section shows Battery information such as Status, Type, Condition and Estimated Charge Remaining.

System Information Batteries Tab

Running System Information against Multiple Devices

  • When running System Information against multiple devices or a collection, each of the devices will be represented in the results and can be multi-selected as desired.

System Information Against Collection Tab

Recast Permissions

Installed SoftwareList Software
Installed SoftwareUninstall Software
ServicesStart Service
Change Start Mode Manual
Restart Service
Change Start Mode Disabled
Change Start Mode Automatic Delayed Start
Stop Service
List Services
System InformationUpdate Local Group Membership
System InformationDelete Profile
System InformationRead Only

Microsoft Permissions

  • This tool requires local administrator permission on the remote device. If using a Recast Server with service account, the service account needs local administrator permission on the remote device. This action uses remote WMI and remote registry to gather data and perform actions on the remote machine.