Remote process execution
You can use PsExec for this. Download it from TechNet - PsExec
Read this from the
C:\>systeminfo ... OS Name: Microsoft(R) Windows(R) Server 2003 Standard x64 Edition OS Version: 5.2.3790 Service Pack 2 Build 3790 OS Manufacturer: Microsoft Corporation OS Configuration: Standalone Server OS Build Type: Multiprocessor Free ... Original Install Date: 20/02/2009, 10:34:22 System Up Time: 251 Days, 21 Hours, 49 Minutes, 24 Seconds
Operating System performance statistics
Use Administrative Tools -> Performance, then choose and log various measurements to file.
Sometimes jobs will clog up the print queue. You can restart the spooler by running:
net stop spooler net start spooler
This is still manual intervention, but is better than having to reboot the printer’s computer.
Product ID and Product Key
You can run
systeminfo command to find out the Product ID. The last 5 digits will match the bar
code on the left hand side of your authenticity sticker. The product key itself it not retrievable without
Process Explorer is a task manager replacement. Easy to use and powerful.
A collection of useful utilities are available from Windows Sysinternals. This is aimed at administrators and savvy developers.