system memory capacity tool

Posted on 2006-11-09
Last Modified: 2008-03-10
I have a small computer repair company and some times need to upgrade customers machines.  Some times 5-10 at a time and it would be nice to have a tool that I can load on each machine to determine how many memory slots there are, what the max capacity of each one is & total memory capacity.  Other stuff like speed of simms, etc woud be great as well.  

Any tools out there that does somethiing like this?
Question by:Beaucairej

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The easiest way is to just go to and do a search on the system in question.  It will give you detailed info on the system.  Unfortunately, if you have clone systems you will have to search by the motherboard manufacturer.

Hope that helps.

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simpswr earned 75 total points
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Belarc Advisor ( will tell you a lot about the system . . including how many memory slots are filled and what amunt of memory is in each slot

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Mnf earned 75 total points
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try this free utility, CpuZ
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Merete earned 350 total points
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another idea that may assist you, I have used this tool to display the mother board manufacture when often times they dont have any brand names.
Once you have that number it is a lot easier to determin what ram is installed what dimms etc.
This utility is designed to assist users in determining the manufacturer of a motherboard. . “AMIMBID” is a self extracting zip file designed to run under Windows environment. Information retrieved by the program will be logged to the file RESULTS.TXT
Download AMIMBID

Here is just about every mainboard I think on the market it is teh best site I came have.. each Brand Name comes with Download
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Motherboard Identification

You could get a collection of different tools and then install to one disc.
Here is a good starting point

WinAudit performs a rapid and exhaustive audit of installed software, license information, security configuration, hardware inventory, network settings and much more.

magic jelly bean finds the key incase the system are illegal

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I found PC Wizard 2006 as a vialable one as well.  I will split the points to all.  Thanks for all your help
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thank you Beaucairej best wishes with the business hope to see you back here  again sharing your expertise and knowledge. :)


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THanks for your help Merete, & the wishes.  I will be back again.

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