Checking Your Computer’s Hardware Specifications (Windows)

Purpose

The steps below will show you how to check your hardware specifications on a Windows() computer.

Procedures

Checking Processor/Memory

  1. Click on the Windows icon() at the bottom-left of your screen.
    • Navigate to Windows Settings icon().

Windows menu showing the gear icon of settings tab.

  1. Select System under "Settings".

System icon under settings window.

  1. Click the About tab.
  2. Under Device specifications, you can view the Processor and Memory (Installed RAM).

About window under the sytem tab. It shows the device specifications, including processor and installed RAM.

Checking Hard Drive

  1. Select System.

System icon under settings window.

  1. Select the Storage tab.
  2. Under "Local storage", you can view the capacity of your hard drive.

Storage window under the sytem tab. It shows the used and available local storage.

Checking Device Network Hardware

  1. Select Network & Internet.

Network & Internet icon under settings window.

  1. Click on the Wi-Fi tab.
  2. Select Hardware properties.

Wi-Fi details window with Hardware properties tab.

  1. Near the bottom of the list, you can view your network hardware's "Manufacturer, Description, and Driver version".

Wi-Fi hardware properties window showing the details, including manufacturer, description, and driver version.

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Article ID: 427
Created
Mon 11/22/21 12:55 PM
Modified
Fri 10/27/23 1:55 PM