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Windows 7: Need To View Memory On Remote Computers


09 Jun 2010   #1

Windows 7
 
 
Need To View Memory On Remote Computers

In XP, I was able to get memory information from remote computers by right-clicking Computer, Manage Computer, Action, Connect to Another Computer, type in the computer name, then right click on the computer and and click on properties to get the memory information. Can you get information on memory from remote systems in Windows 7? I sometimes need to do this to determine if I need to order more RAM for systems that are being upgraded in an enterprise environment.


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09 Jun 2010   #2

Windows 8.1 Pro (x64)
 
 

Did you go though the steps you just listed?
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09 Jun 2010   #3

Windows 7 Profesional x86, Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard
 
 

They seam to have found a solution to this problem over at bit-tech.net. Here is a quote from the site explaining how they accomplished this.

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by http://forums.bit-tech.net/showthread.php?t=168533
psexec a cmd prompt to remote machine, conenct with either local or domain admin, just a account that has local admin rights on said machine
in cmd prompt "psexec \\(computer name or ip) - u (username or domain\username)" -p (password) cmd
when it connect the cmd prompt will be that of the remote machine
get cpuz.exe, cpuz.ini and a run.bat file copied to c:\ of remote machine
contents of batch file "cpuz.exe -txt=report"
from the psexec command run the batch file, this will generate a report.txt file on the remote machiens c:
it contains a wealth of info, mem, cpu, make/model of pc etc, tiz very kewl
when i have time i'm going to start working on a batch file to get all PC names from AD, then copy over required files to machines and have there report-%computername%.txt files dumped somewhere on the network or just do it threw a Workstation GPO
anyways its kewl
NOTE: the latest version of cpuz requires a install which blows, i love apps that run straight from exe, so you want to get CPUZ 1.50 or older
The bit about getting an older version of CPU Z is something I wouldn't advise but you can if you want to.

If you need an explanation on how to do any of this then I'll be more than happy to try and help.

Oli
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10 Nov 2010   #4

Windows 7
 
 

On Windows 7 - Start, Programs, Accessories, System Tools, System Information.
View, Remote Computer, Remote Computer on the network and input pc name.

note this only seems to show ram when remote pc is Windows 7 as well.... will say 'not available' when remote pc is on xp etc.
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