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K1000 How to get Monitor's model and serial number

Is K1000 able to get Monitor's inventory details like Module & Serial No.

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Posted by: anonymous_102124 7 years ago
Blue Belt
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Step1:
Download MonitorInfoView from the below url;
http://www.nirsoft.net/utils/monitor_info_view.html
Step2:
Create Managed Install
    a) Upload the zip file which is downloaded in the step1 by creating the Custom Software Inventory with supported Operating Systems. Inventory>>Software>>Chose Action>>Add New Item
    b) Create Managed Install for MonitorInfoView. Distribution>>Managed Installations>>Chose Action>> Add New Item
        i) Select MonitorInfoView from the drop down
        ii) Choose Configure Manually
        iii) Enter the command: MonitorInfoView.exe /HideInactiveMonitors 1 /stext C:\ProgramData\Dell\KACE\monitor.txt
        iv) Limit the deployment by selecting the required machines or Labels and save to run the MI Job.
Step3:
Go back to the Software Inventory and create a Custom Inventory Rule like below;
FileExists(C:\ProgramData\Dell\KACE\monitor.txt) AND ShellCommandTextReturn(cmd /c type C:\ProgramData\Dell\KACE\monitor.txt)
Step4:
Check the Custom Inventory Fields under the Software Section 

1) MonitorInfo:==================================================
Monitor Name : DELL E1910H
Active : Yes
Serial Number : U417N13S0AVL
Manufacture Week : 13 / 2011
ManufacturerID : 44048 (0xAC10)
ProductID : 53283 (0xD023)
Maximum Resolution: 1366 X 768
Image Size : 
Maximum Image Size: 41 X 23 cm (18.5 Inch)
Horizontal Frequency: 30 - 83 KHz
Vertical Frequency: 56 - 75 Hz
Digital : No
Standby Mode : Yes
Suspend Mode : Yes
Low-Power Mode : Yes
Default GTF : No
Display Gamma : 2.20
Serial Number (Numeric): 809588300 (0x3041564C)
EDID Version : 1.3
Registry Key : DELD023\4&18e9b938&0&UID16843008
Computer Name : 
Last Update Time : 1/21/2014 6:22:03 AM
==================================================

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Comments:
  • This works perfectly, however, I am not able to pull a report of the custom inventory rule that it creates. It does not show up as an option in the Report Wizard. - Outlander1 7 years ago
Posted by: verasme 4 years ago
Senior White Belt
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This is 99% of what I want, but missing one very important detail: which interface is the monitor using? HDMI, DP, DVI, VGA? Is there any method to retrieve that information. I know of two other products older than KACE that can do this by default and much more. Not sure why KACE overlooked this. "Generic PnP Monitor" is totally useless information.

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