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How to check the Processor Vendor and MHZ speed on Remote Computer

Author: Nirmal Sharma MVP

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The following knowledgebase will explain the methods you can use to check the Processor Manufacturer and MHz speed of the processor on local and remote computer.

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To check on local computer:

You can use the following methods:

  1. Connecting to Remote Registry Service
  2. Using a script

The first method is easy but includes a lot of efforts. You can navigate to the following location in registry after connecting to remote registry:


The above registry key includes the following values in right pane:

��� ProcessorNameString���������� REG_SZ��������� Intel(R) Core(TM) Duo CPU����� T2400� @ 1.83GHz
��� VendorIdentifier������ REG_SZ��������� GenuineIntel

To check on a Remote Computer:

You can use the below script to check the Processor Vendor and MHz speed on a remote computer:

@echo off


Echo Computer Name, Processor Vendor Name, Processor Speed >> Result.csv

SET Proc_Vend=
SET Proc_speed=

For /F �Tokens=*� %%a In (%srvlist%) Do (

Set Comp_name=%%a

Set RegQry=�\\%%a\HKLM\HARDWRE\Description\system\CentralProcessor\0�

REG.exe Query %RegQry% > CheckCC.txt

Find /i "VendorIdentifier" < CheckCC.txt > StringCheck.txt

FOR /f �Tokens=3� %%b in (CheckCC.txt) DO SET Prov_Vend=%%b

Find /i �ProcessorNameString� < CheckCC.txt > StringCheck.txt

FOR /f �Tokens=3� %%b in (CheckCC.txt) DO SET Proc_speed=%%b

Echo %Comp_name, %Proc_Vend%, %Proc_Speed% >> Result.csv


The above script will check remote computer for two registry entries for Processor Vendor Name and Processor Speed and the results will be saved in a CSV format file.

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Article Info
Article ID : 556021
Revision : 1
Created on : 9/26/2007
Published on : 9/26/2007
Exists online : False
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