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Getting more info from VC++

Getting more info from VC++

Getting more info from VC++


I am trying to retreve some more information on a computers hardware/software using VC++ does anyone have any idea if you can get the registration number (the one you see when you right click on'my computer' and click properties)?

Also I am looking for a way to get the NIC card ID... the one that is burned into the card.

Does anyone have any ideas?


RE: Getting more info from VC++


don't know how to get NIC address.

but you can read the key HKEY-LOCAL-MACHINE\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWSNT\CURRENTVERSION for the serial number and owner name

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RE: Getting more info from VC++

most of the info you want will be found in the registry, such as serial nubmers, names, drivers , etc, I dont know the paths of the registry entries for that information, but once you know reading them is fairly easy with the API commands.


Experienced in , or have messed with : VC++, Borland C++ Builder, VJ++6(starting),VB-Dos, VB1 thru VB6, Delphi 3 pro, Borland C++ 3(DOS), Borland C++ 4.5, HTML,Visual InterDev 6, ASP(WebProgramming), QBasic(least i didnt start with COBOL)

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