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  Asked By: Joel    Date: Sep 01    Category: Java    Views: 1607

I need to detect the list of available hardware on a local pc using
java ; any help is appreciated



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Answer #1    Answered By: Paul Brooks     Answered On: Sep 01

> I need to detect  the list  of available hardware  on a local  pc using
> java ; any help  is appreciated

Read the Java API. Your best bet is to use C/C++, but even then its
platform dependant code which you must you.

If you need to detect hardware, linux is the easiest. Just look at the
/dev and /proc filesystems. I wouldnt know how to do that in Windows
without using the registry to detect loaded modules.

Perhaps you can write a signed Java program that can read the registry
using your own routines.

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