DmiDecode for Windows

The MS-Windows port of the popular Linux tool can be used in Command Line Interface (CLI) of Windows (XP onwards).

Dmidecode reports information about your system's hardware as described in your system BIOS according to the SMBIOS/DMI standard.

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Download DmiDecode

Install it, then you have to set the path

open a command line window and type

path=C:\Program Files\GnuWin32\sbin

if it is installed in C:\Program Files\

Three additional tools come with dmidecode:

  • biosdecode prints all BIOS related information it can find.
  • ownership retrieves the "ownership tag" that can be set on Compaq computers;
  • vpddecode prints the "vital product data" information that can be found in almost all IBM computers

Now you can execute commands

dmidecode –t x

where x can be

  • 0 – BIOS
  • 1 – System
  • 2 – Base Board
  • 3 – Chassis
  • 4 – Processor
  • 5 – Memory Controller
  • 6 – Memory Module
  • 7 – Cache
  • 8 – Port Connector
  • 9 – System Slots
  • 10 – OnBoard Devices
  • 11 – OEMStrings
  • 12 – SystemConfiguration Options

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