There are various ways to check your PC’s full information or specification without using a third-party tool, such as the Settings app, System Information, DirectX Diagnostic Tool, PowerShell, and Command Prompt. Those who want to use a third-party tool can download and install Speccy to view each component on his machine in a single window.
O&O DeskInfo for Windows 10
O&O DeskInfo is another freeware tool that directly shows you the most important system information on your Windows desktop. This means that you always have a summary of what is happening on your PC. You can immediately access specific information in the event you need support from your system administrator.
DeskInfo is a portable and free application. Once you download and run, by default, it will show all the important information about your computer or laptop on the right screen of the Windows Desktop, such as user name, machine name, operating system, version, OS build, codename, processor manufacturer, & type, installed RAM (memory), available RAM, system type (32-bit or 64-bit), IP address of your PC, usage of CPU, available store, and so on.
There are many Settings available which you can access by right-clicking its icon on the system tray. You can configure the Desklnfo to start immediately with Windows. You can turn this off at any time via the context menu and also turn it on again by navigating to the DeskInfo system tray icon > Start with Windows.
There is another noticeable feature is the “Copy to clipboard” option. By selecting this option, the software will copy the important system information of your machine in a notepad file, which you save on your computer for further view.
As said above, by default, it displays the system information on the right top of the screen; if you want to adjust, you can do the same through the “Position” context menu.
As stated above, it shows only a few information such as user name, machine name, operating system, version, OS build, codename, processor manufacturer, & type, installed RAM (memory), etc., with the default settings. If you want to see more information on your Windows 10 PC monitor, navigate to the Display > Full. Now, you will see some information on the desktop screen such as GPU manufacture and model, GPU RAM, Network adapter, Connection type, IPv6 address, IP V4 address, subnet mask, MAC address, DNS server, default gateway, DHCP Servers, Network speed, and so on.
It also allows you to change the color of system information on the desktop to match the background. You can select white, black, red, green, or blue. Even you can resize the font size opacity of the system information on the desktop.
Download O&O DeskInfo
Once you found it is useful for you, you download this tiny tool (around 1 MB) from its official webpage.