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ComputerInfo Class

Provides properties for getting information about the computer's memory, loaded assemblies, name, and operating system.

Namespace:  Microsoft.VisualBasic.Devices
Assembly:  Microsoft.VisualBasic (in Microsoft.VisualBasic.dll)
[HostProtectionAttribute(SecurityAction.LinkDemand, Resources = HostProtectionResource.ExternalProcessMgmt)]
public class ComputerInfo
NoteNote:

The HostProtectionAttribute attribute applied to this type or member has the following Resources property value: Resources. The HostProtectionAttribute does not affect desktop applications (which are typically started by double-clicking an icon, typing a command, or entering a URL in a browser). For more information, see the HostProtectionAttribute class or SQL Server Programming and Host Protection Attributes.

For more detailed information, see the Visual Basic topic My.Computer.Info Object.

The properties exposed by the My.Computer.Info object return information about the computer from which the application is deployed, as determined at run time. Typically, this data differs from what was available on the development computer.

This example uses the My.Computer.Info.AvailablePhysicalMemory property to display the amount of available physical memory for the computer on which the code runs.

MsgBox("Computer's available physical memory: " & _
    My.Computer.Info.AvailablePhysicalMemory)
System.Object
  Microsoft.VisualBasic.Devices.ComputerInfo
Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98

The .NET Framework and .NET Compact Framework do not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0, 2.0
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