Getting System Information (Windows Only)

This task explains how to get detailed information about the Windows system on which you are running Version 5.

This feature does not exist on UNIX.

1. Select the Start->Programs->MyProductLine->Tools->Software Management V5R18 command, where "MyProductLine" is:


or run the program:


where "install_root" is the name of your installation folder which is, by default:

C:\Program Files\Dassault Systemes\B18\intel_a (Windows XP Pro)
C:\Program Files\Dassault Systemes\B18\win_b64 (64-bit code on Windows XP Professional x64 Edition)
C:\Program Files (x86)\Dassault Systemes\B18\intel_a (32-bit code on Windows XP Professional x64 Edition)

The Dassault Systemes Software Management dialog box is displayed, and the General tab is open.

2. Click the System Information tab.

A tab like this is displayed:

The tab provides the following information:

  • machine target id
  • locale
  • hostname, processor, physical memory, paging space
  • display and video settings
  • operating system level
  • network adapter name
  • display settings
  • video settings
  • prerequisite Microsoft DLLs installed and the DLL version (including the DirectX ddraw.dll Version 5.1.2600.0 required for server installations)
  • Version 5 environment variables
  • system and user environment variables.