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Chapter 17. Administering Your Computer > Viewing and Saving System Information

Viewing and Saving System Information

If you are having problems with Windows XP or a program installed on your computer and can't figure out what to do, you can use System Information to locate valuable information for a support technician. For most people, the information in System Information is difficult to understand. However, if a support technician asks you for information about your system, you know where to find it. After you find the information, you can save and send it to the support technician.

View and Save System Information

Click the Start button, point to All Programs, point to Accessories, point to System Tools, and then click System Information.

Click System Summary to view the main information about your system.

Click a plus sign (+) to view a system area.

Click the item you want to view.

Click the File menu, and then click Save.

Select a folder.

Type a name for the file.

Click Save.

When you're done, click the Close button.


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