InfoTool, One Page Full Of Computer Hardware Information

Martin Brinkmann
Oct 18, 2011
Updated • Oct 18, 2011
Software, Windows, Windows software

Windows users have many programs at their disposal that display hardware related information. Heck, even the Windows Control Panel offers applets that display some information about the built-in hardware. Knowing your computer's hardware can come in handy in a multitude of situations. This includes situations where you need to know if your computer supports a specific connection method (USB3 for instance) or if the computer meets the system requirements of a game or application.

The free software InfoTool is a portable application for the Windows operating system. It displays all hardware relevant information on one page in the interface.

Non-Dutch speaking users need to change the language of the application under Instellingen > Taal from Netherlands to English, Espanol or another supported language first.

Once done they get a detailed listing of the computer hardware. This includes information about the computer's motherboard, process, memory, hard disks, sound cards, graphics cards, display and even the network card among other information.

infotool computer hardware

The information presented on the screen should be enough to answer most hardware related compatibility questions. Some information on the other hand ware not as detailed as they could be. You do not get a listing of all computer ports for instance, and it takes a little bit of digging to sort out the number of memory modules installed on the system.

Some elements have not been translated into English, you will encounter the odd Dutch word even if you have selected English as the interface language. It is distracting but not to hard to figure out.

The program ships with an adviser module that can be used to find out if your computer supports a specific PC game. The information presented there are mostly in Dutch. It is still possible to understand if your computer meets the selected game's requirements though. The software ships with hundreds of games listed including Assassin's Creed 2, Batman Arkham Asylum, Modern Warfare 2 or the latest The Sims game.

It lacks information about some of the newer games that have been released recently or are about to be released. Another issue here is that the game information may not include Windows 7 in which case the program will report a compatibility error when in fact there is none.

Windows users can download InfoTool from the developer website. The program is compatible with 32-bit and 64-bit editions of the Microsoft Windows operating system. (via)


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  1. Ya!Wego said on January 29, 2013 at 5:43 pm

    if we wanna display all hardware info, i think the SIV is the best and powerful choice!

  2. Kevin said on October 19, 2011 at 4:43 pm

    I downloaded and ran the Portable version (v3.1) and it runs fine. Thanks.

  3. pd said on October 19, 2011 at 12:34 pm

    Dead link

    1. SCBright said on October 19, 2011 at 3:52 pm

      You must have scared the frog:)
      The links are at the bottom of the page.

    2. Martin Brinkmann said on October 19, 2011 at 1:14 pm

      Link is working fine.

      1. pd said on October 19, 2011 at 1:53 pm


        it’s such a horribly designed website, I couldn’t see the link and it looked like the page was just a domain parking page.

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