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Windows Server® 2008 Administrator's Pocket Consultant by William Stanek

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Managing System Properties

You use the System console to view system information and perform basic configuration tasks. To access the System console, double-click System in Control Panel. As Figure 3-3 shows, the System console is divided into four basic areas that provide links for performing common tasks and a system overview:

  • Windows Edition. Shows the operating system edition and version. In addition, lists any service packs that you’ve applied.

  • System. Lists the processor, memory, and type of operating system installed on the computer. The type of operating system is listed as 32-bit or 64-bit.

  • Computer Name, Domain, And Workgroup Settings. Provides the computer name, description, domain, and workgroup details. If you want to change any of this ...

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