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How to copy and paste hardware specs on Windows 10

You can now easily copy your device information to the clipboard, and in this guide, you'll how to complete the task on Windows 10

Windows 10 copy PC info to clipboard

On Windows 10, sometimes, you may need to find and copy the hardware specs of your device for a number of reasons. For example, when you’re troubleshooting a problem, and tech support requires some of the basic information to help you resolve the issue. You are planning to upgrade some of the components, such as memory or processor, and you want to know the current configuration. Or you want to use the information for inventory purposes.

Whatever the case it might be, Windows 10 version 20H2 makes it easy to copy the device specifications (such as processor, memory, and system type)  as well as Windows specifications (including edition, version, and build number) using the About settings page without having to use other tools or commands.

In this guide, you’ll learn the easy steps to copy the hardware specs of your computer to the clipboard on Windows 10 20H2 or higher release.

Copy and paste hardware specs on Windows 10

To find and copy the hardware specs to the clipboard, use these steps:

  1. Open Settings on Windows 10.

  2. Click on System.

  3. Click on About.

  4. Under the “Device specifications” section, click the Copy button.

    Copy device specs on Windows 10
    Copy device specs on Windows 10

Once you complete the steps, the computer’s specifications will copy to the clipboard, and then you can paste it (Ctrl + V) on any text document, email, or social media post.

Copy and paste specs of Windows 10

To find and copy the Windows 10 information, use these steps:

  1. Open Settings.

  2. Click on System.

  3. Click on About.

  4. Under the “Windows specifications” section, click the Copy button.

    Copy Windows 10 info to clipboard
    Copy Windows 10 info to clipboard

After you complete the steps, the Windows specifications, including edition, version, build number, and installed date will copy to the clipboard, and then you can use the Ctrl + V keyboard shortcut to paste the information in any text file.

If you don’t see the “Copy” option in the About page, it’s because you’re not running the version of Windows 10 that supports this feature. The ability to copy Windows and device information is available since version 20H2 (October 2020 Update).