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Windows 7: System Information Detects Wrong Model

29 Mar 2010   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate 6.1.7600 Build 7600
System Information Detects Wrong Model

Hey everyone,

I have a HP nw8240, which I had to put a new motherboard in. I didn't notice whether or not the following was the case before the new motherboard. I bet it was, because I simple restored to a system image.

Anyway, it detects it as being a nc2000. I think that these models potentially share a common motherboard, not sure.

I have the most current BIOS flashed.

Is their anyway to make it detect it as the correct model? Or tick it?


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29 Mar 2010   #2

Win7 Enterprise, Win7 x86 (Ult 7600), Win7 x64 Ult 7600, TechNet RTM on AMD x64 (2.8Ghz)

Have you tried any of the third party System info programs ?

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31 Mar 2010   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate 6.1.7600 Build 7600

I was hoping to do it in the same way that you are able to edit OEM information in the registry by adding REG_SZ and setting values. Where is system information stored in the registry?
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24 Sep 2013   #4

Windows 7

On Windows 7 or Server 2008 you can go to HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\Currentversion\OEMInformation in the registry and modify these values.
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