WMIC – Another valuable tool in Windows

What is WMIC?

(Don’t forget Powershell and Netsh – other powerful tools)

Need to find out your system information?

Type WMIC computersystem list full at a command prompt

Find detailed MAC Address information

Type wmic nic get macaddress,description  

Find detailed information on updates including dates (This will take some time)

wmic qfe get description,installedOn /format:csv

Often overlooked,  many home and professional users forget to update their BIOS.  Once they get to a manufacturers site, they usually reboot to find their BIOS version.   You can use the following command to find your BIOS version.

wmic bios get name,serialnumber,version

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