Hardware Tracking Software

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  1. omg its nlm

    omg its nlm lvl 17 Hax Folding Team

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    Hardware Tracking Software

    At my new job they have a lot of laptops out there and out way of tracking them is though excel. I was wondering if any of you have any ideas on a good app to use to track this instead of an excel document.
     
  2. fitz

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    SQL? Access? (insert favorite database application here)

    What info from the laptop are you trying to track? You could write a WMI script (assuming you are running windows) to run at startup and write to a database (info like serial #, install date, CPU, model, memory, drive info, etc.. can all be pulled this way).

    You could look at programs like WinAudit as well..

    Depends on your needs..
     
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    While I assume it's over the spectrum of what you need, I currently use LanDesk which does patch management, software distribution, and hardware tracking.
     
  4. omg its nlm

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    Thanks for the ides guys. I was just going to make a access database but wanted to see what else is out there.