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Some Windows machines can be configured with a desktop background that will query the local system for its hardware configuration, OS, configuration, statistics, etc.

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What program do you need to install to acquire this type of desktop background?

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Check out BGInfo.

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Rainmeter is popular once you've skinned it to show system data.

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Wow, thanks for the info about rainmeter! very cool! –  Richie086 Oct 11 '12 at 21:45

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