System Information

The System Information tool displays a variety of system information and allows several right click actions.

This action can be run on single and multi-selected devices, or with a similar tool designed for device collections.

To run the tool:

1. In your Configuration Manager console, right-click on a device.

2. Click Right Click Tools > Console Tools > System Information.

System Information Tabs

The System Information tool displays data in the following categories: Operating System, Hardware, Applications, Windows Updates, Services, Drivers, User Profiles, User Sessions, Local Group Members, Batteries.

NOTE: 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.

Operating System

The Operating System tab displays details 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

Hardware

The Hardware tab displays details including the Name, Serial Number, MAC Address, BIOS version and BIOS Release Date.

System Information Hardware Tab

Applications

The Applications tab displays details including application name, publisher, architecture, and version number.

Clicking an application select box reveals the option to uninstall the application.

System Information Add/Remove Programs Tab

Windows Updates

The Windows Updates tab shows information such as the corresponding KB article and description, as well as when the update was installed and who installed it.

Clicking on an KB Article name opens the support.microsoft.com page about that particular knowledge base article.

System Information Windows Updates Tab

Services

The Services tab displays the Status Startup Type and description of each service for a device.

Clicking on a service opens options to start, stop, or restart the service and specify the startup type for the service.

System Information Services Tab

Drivers

The Drivers tab 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

The User Profiles tab shows information on user profiles that have signed onto the device including Last Used, In WMI, In Registry, Profile Path Exists and SID.

Clicking on a profile reveals the option to delete the selected profile.

System Information User Profiles Tab

User Sessions

The User Sessions tab shows details about the user sessions on the device, including the connection status and the duration.

Clicking on a user session reveals the option to log off the selected user session.

System Information User Sessions Tab

Local Group Members

The Local Group Members tab shows the Group Name, Member Domain and Member Name for each Local Group.

Selecting a Group or Group Member reveals the option to delete the group or group member.

System Information Local Groups Tab

Batteries

The Batteries tab shows battery details such as Status, Type, Condition and Estimated Charge Remaining.

System Information Batteries Tab

Recast Permissions

Installed SoftwareList Software
Installed SoftwareUninstall Software
ServicesStart Service
ServicesChange Start Mode Manual
ServicesRestart Service
ServicesChange Start Mode Disabled
ServicesChange Start Mode Automatic Delayed Start
ServicesStop Service
ServicesList Services
System InformationUpdate Local Group Membership
System InformationDelete Profile
System InformationRead Only

Microsoft Permissions

  • Requires local administrator permissions on the remote devices. 
  • If using a Recast Management Server with a proxy, the service account needs local administrator permissions on the remote devices. 
  • This tool requires Remote WMI and Remote Registry access.