Solved

Get Operating System

Posted on 2000-04-02
2
182 Views
Last Modified: 2010-04-04
How do I get the Operating system I need code that works for every thing form Windows 95 to Windows NT 5 ;] Thanks
0
Comment
Question by:nafa2221
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
2 Comments
 
LVL 17

Accepted Solution

by:
inthe earned 100 total points
ID: 2678090
here a couple of functions ..

procedure TForm1.Button1Click(Sender: TObject);
var
OS : TOSVersionInfo;
begin
OS.dwOSVersionInfoSize := sizeof(OS);
GetVersionEx(OS);
with OS do
    case dwPlatformId of
        VER_PLATFORM_WIN32s :
              label1.caption := 'Windows 3.1x/32s';
        VER_PLATFORM_WIN32_WINDOWS :
            Begin
                if (dwMajorVersion = 4) and (dwMinorVersion > 0) then begin
               label1.caption := 'Windows 98';
               label2.caption := inttostr(dwMajorVersion);
               label3.caption := inttostr(dwMinorVersion);
               label4.caption := inttostr(dwPlatformID);
               label5.caption := inttostr(loword(dwBuildNumber));
               label6.caption := os.szCSDVersion;
                end
              else
                label1.caption := 'Windows 95';
            end;
        VER_PLATFORM_WIN32_NT :

          label1.caption := 'Windows NT' ;
      end;
  end;






another:

This function is the same as GetWindowsVersion() above but returns a detailed string version of the OS.

function GetWindowsVersionStr: string;
var
  VerInfo: TOSVersionInfo;
  ResultStr: string;
begin
  ResultStr := '';
  VerInfo.dwOSVersionInfoSize := SizeOf(VerInfo);
  GetVersionEx(VerInfo);
  with VerInfo do
    begin
      case dwPlatformID of
        VER_PLATFORM_WIN32S: ResultStr := ResultStr + 'Windows 3.1x running Win32s ';
        VER_PLATFORM_WIN32_WINDOWS:
          begin
            if IntToStr(dwMajorVersion) + '.' + IntToStr(dwMinorVersion) < '4.10' then
              ResultStr := ResultStr + 'Windows 95 ' + szCSDVersion + ' '
            else
              ResultStr := ResultStr + 'Windows 98 ' + szCSDVersion + ' ';
          end;
        VER_PLATFORM_WIN32_NT: ResultStr := ResultStr + 'Windows NT ';
      end;
      ResultStr := ResultStr + IntToStr(dwMajorVersion) + '.' + IntToStr(dwMinorVersion) + ' ';
      ResultStr := ResultStr + '(Build ' +  IntToStr(LoWord(dwBuildNumber)) + ') ';
      if dwPlatformID = VER_PLATFORM_WIN32_NT then
        ResultStr := ResultStr + szCSDVersion;
    end;
  Result := ResultStr;
end;

0
 
LVL 13

Expert Comment

by:Epsylon
ID: 2678092
Use the Win32Platform variable.

VER_PLATFORM_WIN32s      System is Win32s.
VER_PLATFORM_WIN32_WINDOWS      System is Windows 95.
VER_PLATFORM_WIN32_NT      System is Windows NT.
0

Featured Post

Free Tool: IP Lookup

Get more info about an IP address or domain name, such as organization, abuse contacts and geolocation.

One of a set of tools we are providing to everyone as a way of saying thank you for being a part of the community.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

The uses clause is one of those things that just tends to grow and grow. Most of the time this is in the main form, as it's from this form that all others are called. If you have a big application (including many forms), the uses clause in the in…
Hello everybody This Article will show you how to validate number with TEdit control, What's the TEdit control? TEdit is a standard Windows edit control on a form, it allows to user to write, read and copy/paste single line of text. Usua…
There are cases when e.g. an IT administrator wants to have full access and view into selected mailboxes on Exchange server, directly from his own email account in Outlook or Outlook Web Access. This proves useful when for example administrator want…
Michael from AdRem Software explains how to view the most utilized and worst performing nodes in your network, by accessing the Top Charts view in NetCrunch network monitor (https://www.adremsoft.com/). Top Charts is a view in which you can set seve…
Suggested Courses
Course of the Month11 days, 4 hours left to enroll

628 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question