Published On: October 24th, 2016

Sysinternals BGInfo 4.21
Automatically display relevant information about a Windows computer on the desktop’s background

Added a BIOS Version field and enabled it by default for server installations

  • Extract BGInfo
  • Apply a configuration based on the OS type (server or workstation)
    • Add an AD Site field
    • Add a BIOS Version field
    • Add a Manufacturer field
    • Add a Model field
    • Add a Roles and Features field
    • Add a Serial Number field
  • Configure auto-run
  • Create a Start Menu shortcut
  • Run BGInfo
  • Allow non-admins to update the wallpaper and its configuration
Command line arguments
<none> - Minimally interactive install
/u - Unattended install
/s - Silent install
Exit codes
210 - Failed to create the app data directory
211 - Failed to create the startup shortcut
212 - Failed to create the Start Menu shortcut
213 - Failed to run Bginfo.exe
214 - Failed to extract fileacl.exe
215 - Failed to run fileacl.exe
216 - Failed to delete fileacl.exe
Common exit codes

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