This post shows students and new users steps to check their computer specifications when using Windows 11. Sonner or later, you may want to know what your computer is made off – like knowing the system’s storage size, RAM installed or what CPU type is included with the device.
Most people have some basic idea of their computer’s specifications – such as the version of Windows installed, PC model and other physical details. However, there are some critical information that you might want to know if you’re in a situation where you’re buying a device or software for your computer, and knowing some of these details might help you make sound decisions.
There are multiple ways to find details about one’s computer, and the steps below will show you how to do that when using Windows 11.
The new Windows 11 comes with many new features with new user desktop, including centered Start menu and taskbar, rounded corners windows, themes and colors that will make any Windows look and feel modern.
Getting system information hasn’t changed much since Windows XP. If you’ve done it before, then nothing new is there to learn.
When you’re ready to find out details of your computer, follow the steps below:
How to find computer specifications in Windows 11
If you need to find out more details about your computer, use the steps below. To see your PC’s specifications, you’ll first need to open Windows Settings.
Windows 11 has a centralized location for majority of its settings. From system configurations to creating new users and updating Windows, all can be done from its System Settings pane.
To get to System Settings, you can use the Windows key + i shortcut or click on Start ==> Settings as shown in the image below:
Alternatively, you can use the search box on the taskbar and search for Settings. Then select to open it.
Windows Settings pane should look similar to the image below. In Windows Settings, click System, select About on the right pane of your screen shown in the image below.
On the System > About settings pane, under “Device Specifications” near the top of the screen, you’ll see your PC’s specifications listed out with headers that label each entry.
It tells you what processor type comes with the PC, the installed Memory, and system type, 64-bit operating system.
Further down the list, under Windows specifications, you’ll also see what edition and version of Windows installed, the build number and Windows Feature Experience Pack.
The System Information app details both the hardware and software specs of the computer. If you need to copy these specifications to use them later click the “Copy” button.
How to find additional PC details in Windows 11
In most cases, the specifications above should be enough. However, to get additional hardware details, including BIOS version, use the steps below.
Press the WIN + R keys on your keyboard to open the Run command box. Then type the command below into the box and press ENTER.
The next screen should give you a lot more details about your PC.
That should do it!
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