Manuf and Model Info

Does anyone have code that will return the Manuf and Model of a computer...? just simple hardware information...?

Some simple API calls or a procedure that will return the Make and Manuf of any computer would be great.

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nietodCommented:
There is no portable way to do this.  C++ has no built-in features for this.  It must be done using OS-specific technques.  (Which of course defeats the purpose to a large extent.)
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quantum2Author Commented:
Assume the OS is NT and higher only.

Thanks

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quantum2Author Commented:
I assumed that reading the BIOS info would provide this, but it doesnt seem to, or at least not the way I am, doing it. Also I figured there was some standard WinAPI since this information appears in the SYSTEM dialog for the machine when you do a RIGHT CLICK/Properties on "My Computer"

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quantum2Author Commented:
I assumed that reading the BIOS info would provide this, but it doesnt seem to, or at least not the way I am, doing it. Also I figured there was some standard WinAPI since this information appears in the SYSTEM dialog for the machine when you do a RIGHT CLICK/Properties on "My Computer"

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nietodCommented:
That information is in the windows registry somewhere.

I would recommend you ask in the Windows programming topic area.  This is not really a C++ question.
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jhanceCommented:
The fact is that this information is NOT necessarily available.  SOME (and I stress SOME) system builders add special programs and usually these have corresponding registry entries that help to identify the system as theirs.  One tipoff that this is the case would be if the MY COMPUTER properties shows a computer make/model.  But this is NOT a standard feature of Windows.

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quantum2Author Commented:
I assumed that reading the BIOS info would provide this, but it doesnt seem to, or at least not the way I am, doing it. Also I figured there was some standard WinAPI since this information appears in the SYSTEM dialog for the machine when you do a RIGHT CLICK/Properties on "My Computer"

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quantum2Author Commented:
I placed this question in the wrong section and was informed accordingly. I will replace the question with the same Point value in the Winodws section.
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