If you like to play around with Windows Scripting you might get a kick out of The Scriptomatic Tool
: "Why do some system administrators get fancy cars, yachts, and Rolex watches? It's because they know how to write WMI scripts, and you don't!" It's an easy way to learn about all of the WMI classes, and what information you can get at. Fun stuff. I need to look into Hypertext Applications (.hta files) for writing simple client apps.