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I am writing a small app so it will display certain information about my PC. What is the syntax. The sort of system information  would be like computername, ip address, physical memory, name of hard drive etc. I know there is a syntax out there but I have forgotten as never used it before
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'VB.NET Code
Dim result As String

'Retrieve the NetBIOS name.
result = System.Environment.MachineName

'Display the results to the console window.
Console.WriteLine("NetBIOS Name = {0}", result)

'Retrieve the DNS name.
result = System.Net.Dns.GetHostByName("LocalHost").HostName

'Display the results to the console window.
Console.WriteLine("DNS Name = {0}", result)


'Visual Basic - Display computer Name

Declare Function GetComputerName Lib "kernel32" Alias "GetComputerNameA" (ByVal lpBuffer As String, nSize As Long) As Long

Private Sub Command1_Click()
Dim strBuffer As String
  Dim lngBufSize As Long
  Dim lngStatus As Long
 
  lngBufSize = 255
  strBuffer = String$(lngBufSize, " ")
  lngStatus = GetComputerName(strBuffer, lngBufSize)
  If lngStatus <> 0 Then
     MsgBox ("Computer name is: " & Left(strBuffer, lngBufSize))
  End If
End Sub
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