David’s Cisco Networking Blog

May 30 2009   9:41AM GMT

LanSweeper – free inventory of network devices and software

David Davis David Davis Profile: David Davis

One of the best free network hardware and software inventory applications out there is LanSweeper. Recently, they have begun to offer a free edition.

What does it do for you? Lansweeper is a powerful freeware solution (without any embedded ads) that performs a  complete software, hardware, computer inventory of your windows network.

Here are the features of LanSweeper:

  • Automatic computer inventory of all your Windows clients.
  • No need to install an agent on your workstations. Scanning is triggered when a user logs on.
  • Active Directory user and computer details.
  • Reports on custom Registry Keys and custom File Information.
  • Find unauthorised software, unknown processes, browser hijacks.
  • Scan used software, track licenses.
  • Build you own custom reports.
  • All information is stored in SQL server (or in the free SQL Express version)

You can download LanSweeper for free at this website.

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