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Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium, Service Pack 1, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-2330M CPU @ 2.20GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 42 Stepping 7
Processor Count: 4
RAM: 6087 Mb
Graphics Card: Intel(R) HD Graphics Family, -1276 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 670401 MB, Free - 455832 MB; D: Total - 29691 MB, Free - 27474 MB;
Motherboard: LENOVO, Base Board Product Name
Antivirus: avast! Antivirus, Updated and Enabled

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Microsoft Windows [Version 6.0.6002]
Copyright (c) 2006 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.
Windows IP Configuration
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Primary Dns Suffix . . . . . . . :


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