Using System Properties

You might need to be logged on as an administrator or a member of the Administrators group in order to perform some tasks.

System Properties is a Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI) tool that lets you view and change system properties on a remote computer or local computer Using System Properties, you can restart a remote computer to apply settings changes or to detect new hardware, view the computer name and domain information for other computers on your network, and change the settings for the virtual memory paging file on a computer that might run programs requiring a lot of memory.

To open System Properties

1.

Open Computer Management (Local) 

2.

In the console tree, right-click Computer Management (Local), and then click Properties.

Note

To open Computer Management, click Start, and then click Control Panel. Click Performance and Maintenance, click Administrative Tools, and then double-click Computer Management

For information about using System Properties, in Computer Management, click Help on the Action menu.

For more information, click Related Topics

Related Topics

Using administrative tools in Microsoft Management Console

Using the Microsoft Management Console



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