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WinReporter

At a Glance
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WinReporter stores all the information in a database, so that you can refer back to it when you need to. And you can also update the database by performing new scans. Note that you may run into problems getting this software to report on all the PCs connected to your network, because those PCs may deny you access. You'll have to run an account that has administrative rights on all PCs that you scan, for example, and firewalls and routers may cause problems as well. There are also other potential issues, so you would do well to read the program's Help documentation. Because of the potential difficulties of scanning PCs, this is a program for business networks, rather than home networks.

Note: WinReporter costs $10.60 for 10 to 19 workstations; prices vary according to number of workstations. The price given here is for ten workstations. This trial version is limited to 2 servers and 8 workstations for 30 days. This link takes you to the vendor's site, where you can download the latest version of the software.

--Preston Gralla

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At a Glance
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