Operating System Specs Windows Vista
Finding Your System SpecificationsYou can find your Windows Vista system specifications by following these step-by-step instructions.
Step 1Left-click the "Start" button in the bottom left-hand corner of the screen.
Step 2Right-click on "Computer" in the Start menu.
Step 3Left-click "Properties" in the menu.
Step 4You will see a window with the system information. The key information is indicated by the red boxes in the above image. Steps 5 through 7 will explain what you see here in more detail.
Step 5The first section you should be aware of is under the "Windows edition" header. In the above image, the first red box indicates what edition of Windows you are running. The second box indicates the version you are running. In this case, this would be Service Pack 2.
Step 6Under the "System" header, you will see information about the processor, RAM, and system type. The first red box in the above image indicates the processor information, including the model number and speed. The second box indicates the amount of installed RAM. The third box indicates the system type installed. The system type will either be 32-bit or 64-bit.
Step 7Under the "Computer name, domain, and workgroup settings" header, you will see information about the computer's name and domain or workgroup. The first red box in the above image indicates a shorthand version of the computer's name. The second box indicates the full name of the computer. The third box indicates the name of the domain or workgroup the computer is joined to.
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