How to Print System Information to a file in Windows using a command

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This article focuses on presenting about how to print system information to a file in a Windows operating system. In order to print it, there is a need to perform a specific command. The command is actually a tool where the execution of the tool itself is done in a command line. The tool, program or the application name is ‘msinfo32’.¬† The following is the pattern for the command execution :

msinfo32 /report .\file_name

The following are steps to generate the system information of a specific Windows operating system into a file :

1. First of all, in order to execute the above command pattern, run the command line prompt. Just type Ctrl+R or type cmd in the search textfield box. Don’t forget to run it as an ‘Administrator’. The presentation of the image is available as follows :

How to Print System Information to a file in Windows using a command
How to Print System Information to a file in Windows using a command

2. Next, if the first step is a success, the following image of the command prompt will appear :

How to Print System Information to a file in Windows using a command
How to Print System Information to a file in Windows using a command

3. Type the command for printing or saving the system information of the operating system into a file as follows  :

msinfo32 /report c:\system.txt

How to Print System Information to a file in Windows using a command
How to Print System Information to a file in Windows using a command

4. The following is the image of the command execution after finishing the process :

How to Print System Information to a file in Windows using a command
How to Print System Information to a file in Windows using a command

5. Finally, open the file with the name of system.txt exists in the C drive. The content of that file will give a full output of the system information of the Windows operating system running.

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