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Windows Vista™ Administrator's Pocket Consultant by William R. Stanek

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Supporting Computers Running Windows Vista

To successfully manage a computer, diagnose problems, and troubleshoot support issues, you need to know how the computer is configured. Support tools you can use to get information on a computer’s configuration include:

  • Computer Management. Computer Management is a Microsoft Management Console that provides access to important system, services, and storage management tools.

  • System. System is a tool for viewing basic information about a computer and managing system properties. The default view for the System tool replaces My Computer Information.

  • System Information. System Information is a tool for obtaining detailed system statistics regarding configuration and resource availability. You can also use System ...

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