Get windows workstation info remotely

Is there any software that can be run on a Windows 2003 server to obtain info from xp clients on the network, I basically need to get as much info from the client pc's like memory, cpu up address etc. Similar to a belarc
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karstiemanCommented:
Try Dameware Utilities. It is perfect.
http://www.dameware.com/
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karstiemanCommented:
Dameware NT Utilites to be exact: http://www.dameware.com/products/dntu/
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Sid_FAuthor Commented:
Ok does this software allow you to get the spec remotely as in not connect to the machine and not affect the user logged onto the machine, I should mention all these machines are on the same LAN
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karstiemanCommented:
Yes, it can do exactly that !
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Sid_FAuthor Commented:
Ok, I have checked it and its ok but its a matter of going into each machine and thrawling through the settings, I notice it referes to machines as windows NT even though they are XP, it doesn't seem to retrieve serial numbers the way belarc does either
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sime1981Commented:
You could use a vb script as long as you have admin rights to the machines, you can pull a large amount of information out, like serial numbers ip address, user name, memory, hd space etc.
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Sid_FAuthor Commented:
I'm not sure what I would need to do to create a vbscript to obtain that info?
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sime1981Commented:
Here is an example of one that i have wrote, it will give you the local computers information.


my-inventory-to-file.txt
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Sid_FAuthor Commented:
Ok, so do I rename this as a batch file and run it? is this correct does it output some sort of text file?
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sime1981Commented:
rename it to extention .vbs, and create a folder on c: called inventory, and run it it will then run and create an inventory of what is installed on the locale computer, if that is what you are looking for, then it can easily be altered to run on a list of IP address's.
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