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Software Inventory - Windows 2000, XP clients

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I am looking for a simple tool to do an inventory of all software installed on client machines on our network.  This could be anything, a script ran through GPO, software that scans our network, etc.

I have found a few ways to do this, but really I just want this to be as simple as possible - a text file output with all installed software would be fine.
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Try this, it's free: http://www.spiceworks.com/
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Or lansweeper - very goood and also FREE http://www.lansweeper.com/
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by:Rob Williams
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If interested in just MS products they have a free network wide Software Inventory Analyzer:
http://www.microsoft.com/resources/sam/msia.mspx
For all software Belarc has a great set of tools that will list all software, product ID codes, and software CD keys for some applications. To run on single workstations, i.e. 1 by 1 it is free, for network wide discovery and maintenance it is per seat:
http://www.belarc.com/free_download.html
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www.spiceworks.com as above is a great tool!

http://winventory.sourceforge.net  is one that I have used and liked

http://www.microsoft.com/smserver/default.mspx  <- little pricey but can be configured with your active directory structure (assuming you have a large network)
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