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How to check PC specs in Windows 7?

Errors while running a new driver or screen tearing and freezing while playing heavy PC games are widespread. Generally, the root of such problems lies with the computer itself. Every device has its limit, and a software crossing such limits hamper the machine’s capabilities.

But such errors can be avoided if you know your computer’s general specifications and buy software accordingly. If you don’t know how to see the Windows 7 PC specs, you don’t have to worry anymore because we have you covered.

Below we have discussed two methods using which you check out any Windows 7 Pcs specs.

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How to see specs in Windows 7 using Control Panel?

Step 1:  Click on the Start menu at the bottom-left corner of the toolbar; then click on the Control Panel button.

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Step 2:  In the Control Panel window first change the folder view settings into a category and then select System and Security option.

You can also review specifications regarding the computer’s devices by clicking on Hardware and Sound option instead on the Control Panel window. This option will let you install and configure new hardware connected to the computer.

Step 3:  Then click on the System option.

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You can also open this page by right-clicking on the Computer button from the start menu and then choosing Properties from the context menu.

You’ll now seee your basic system specs including RAM, rating, processor, system type, the computer name, available inputs and your Windows activation status.

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How to view Windows 7 specs using the Run prompt?

Below we have discussed two Run prompt commands using which you can view complete system specifications in windows 7.

Method 1: msinfo32

Press the Windows key+R shortcut combination to open command run prompt and then type msinfo32 in the box and press OK to execute.

This prompt command will take you to system information and summary window where you can see processor generation, model number, processor frequency, Number of cores, Installed RAM, total graphic memory and lot more.

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Method 2: dxdiag

Press the Windows key+R shortcut combination to open command run prompt and then type dxdiag in the box and press OK to execute.

This prompt command will take you to the DirectX Diagnostic tool window. The System tab displays the current DirectX version, drivers, the computer’s hostname, the operating system’s version, RAM, BIOS information, among other data.

The Dxdiag tool also allows you to view the available internal and overall graphics card available on your PC, which can be a piece of useful information when downloading games.

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The tool is called DirectX Diagnostic. You can troubleshoot and identify problems related to audio, display, video and other multimedia applications and features, especially when running some advanced games on your computer. The tool also allows you to find problems using audio and video players on your Windows 7 machine.

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