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Author Topic: MIN Req checker software???  (Read 2942 times)

Ware82

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MIN Req checker software???
« on: March 02, 2009, 10:45:14 AM »
I am looking for a program that I can put on a CD, send home with my co-workers before my IT team installs the house software on their home computer.  I will set it up that when the CD is inserted into the machine it auto runs a program that check the computers hardware and software for the minimum requirements  that you set before running the check and it will either come up  with a pass/fail.

EXAMPLE.

Some of our software has a Min requirement of
Windows XP SP2
512 MB ram >
1 GHz processor >
Anti-virus program

So I want that to be preset on the software and when it is inserted it auto runs and it looks for those min requirements. If it is those or higher it comes up with something that looks like the following;

Windows XP SP2: PASS
512 MB ram PASS
1 GHz processor FAIL
Anti-virus program PASS

does anyone know of a program like this? or can any one create it fairly easy? ;)

Thanks in advance.

Mike

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Re: MIN Req checker software???
« Reply #1 on: March 04, 2009, 08:37:27 AM »
I reallllly think this is a good idea for a small program, add in ability to check for things like the presence of .net libraries, etc and you have a useful helper tool that would be useful inside installation packages.

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Re: MIN Req checker software???
« Reply #2 on: March 05, 2009, 05:11:47 AM »
There is a website like this already, although its currently limited to games as far as I'm aware, perhaps you can fashion something like this?

http://www.systemrequirementslab.com/referrer/srtest

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Re: MIN Req checker software???
« Reply #3 on: March 06, 2009, 03:03:22 PM »
This may or may not be directly helpful, but if not, it may at least point you in a useful direction: http://bit.ly/l814y.

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Re: MIN Req checker software???
« Reply #4 on: March 06, 2009, 03:28:03 PM »
exold, please post full urls here, tiny urls are not good because they make it hard to tell where you are going.

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Re: MIN Req checker software???
« Reply #5 on: March 06, 2009, 05:12:15 PM »
Sorry about that...habit. Too much twittering, maybe :-[. Full url is http://sbsug.sg/blog...BScript-and-WMI.aspx.
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