How to create an MS Info (.nfo) file (kb3643)

The information in this article applies to:

  • SwyxIt! all versions
  • SwyxWare all versions

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This article describes how to create an MS Info (.nfo) file which contains detailed information on the installed hard- and software. This file allows to check in the short term if the system concerned meets the hardware recommendations or if any known incompatible software components are installed.

More information regarding hardware recommendations can be found here: 


To create an MS Info file, please proceed as follow:

Click on "Start --> Run --> msinfo32".
Click on OK.

A new window with the System Information will be opened.

Please choose "File --> Save..." and save the System Information as .nfo file.

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MSInfo: save as .nfo
MSInfo: save as .nfo
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Alternatively, beginning with Swyxware v6.12 the Swyx Trace Tool can be used, which automatically adds an MS Info file to each upload of the trace files.


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