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    Get CPU model, RAM, Storage space.

    Hello.

    I want to build a simple windows application form and I want to put some hardware information there.
    Can you please tell me how could I get the cpu model and fq, the amount of ram memory and the storage space?


    Thank you
    Adrian

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    Re: Get CPU model, RAM, Storage space.

    To get hardware information, you need to create an object of ManagementObjectSearcher class.
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    Code:
    ManagementObjectSearcher searcher = new ManagementObjectSearcher(
        "select * from " + Key);
    the Key on the code above, is a variable that is replaced with appropriate data. For example, to get the information of the CPU, you have to replace the Key with Win32_Processor.

    for more info refer this article : http://www.codeproject.com/KB/system...formation.aspx

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    Re: Get CPU model, RAM, Storage space.

    Wow. Thank you very much vcdebugger. I think I'll get the hand of it, even if I'm a starter in c# programming.


    I also need to send some information to a server. Can you please tell me what's the best way to achieve this? The information are: username, password, and a string that represents the uptime in seconds. I want to make a database with my users and their uptime, make ranks etc.
    I thought of using mysql but it sounds like a security issue.
    Is it possible to work with php for example? http://www.example.com/?login=user&password=pass if ok then http://www.example.com/?uptime=1231232432

    Many thanks,
    Adrian

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