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Tool for scanning network to find OS

i have a problem. I'm looking for a tool that will scan my home network and give me feedback of all the computers on my network

Something that will show,
Computers OS
Computers IP


Thanks

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TallahasseeSparta
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Lukasz ChmielewskiCommented:
You can use demo version of this app for example:
http://www.softinventive.com/products/total-network-inventory/
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Jimmy Larsson, CISSP, CEHNetwork and Security consultantCommented:
nmap is the perfect tool for this, and it does OS fingerprinting as well:

http://nmap.org/book/man-os-detection.html

For example:
nmap -sS -O 192.168.1.0/24

/Kvistofta
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lancecurwensvilleCommented:
might be a bit overkill for a home network, but try Spiceworks (www.spiceworks.com), it gives a very detailed report on all connected network devices.  It is free tho, so definitely worth it.
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Joseph RuizSystems EngineerCommented:
U can use Windows Automated Installation Kit (WAIK). The Volume Activation Management Tool (VAMT) will get your computer name, ip address and windows activation status on every computer in your WORKGROUP. Also works in active directory if the firewalls allow.
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NFTrixCommented:
I've used a program called NEWT (http://www.komodolabs.com/) before and it worked great.

You install it on the PC you wish to scan from and it searches your network. It does not install anything on other PC's and does not require the PC's to be in a domain. It's very fast and has an intuative GUI.

Best part, the free version allows you to gather information on 25 network devices at a time. Not a trial, works forever.

http://www.komodolabs.com/
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