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


About TCAT Shelbyville IT Department

The Tennessee College of Applied Technology - is one of 46 institutions in the Tennessee Board of Regents System, the seventh largest system of higher education in the nation. This system comprises six universities, fourteen community colleges, and twenty-six Applied Technology Colleges.
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