Ask the Expert

Finding the Pentium # and Mhz/Ghz on Windows 2000 desktops

I've been assigned to go to all the computers in the office and find out information like amount of RAM, free space, etc. on all the computers. Generally, this is simple, but I'm having a bit of trouble on the Windows 2000 machines finding the Pentium # (Pentium 1, 2, 3, or 4) and the Mhz/Ghz. It isn't found by right clicking my computer and going to Properties like it is on WinXP machines, and it's not in the system information in system tools either (to my knowledge, anyway; I can't find it). On some computers, I know it can be seen by restarting and watching closely as it loads, but that's a hassle. Is there an easier way?

    Requires Free Membership to View

The System Information tool found on all post-Windows 95 systems displays the CPU type and speed. If that is not sufficient for your needs, try searching for a system info tool on a file site, such as www.downloads.com.

This was first published in August 2002

There are Comments. Add yours.

 
TIP: Want to include a code block in your comment? Use <pre> or <code> tags around the desired text. Ex: <code>insert code</code>

REGISTER or login:

Forgot Password?
By submitting you agree to receive email from TechTarget and its partners. If you reside outside of the United States, you consent to having your personal data transferred to and processed in the United States. Privacy
Sort by: OldestNewest

Forgot Password?

No problem! Submit your e-mail address below. We'll send you an email containing your password.

Your password has been sent to: