Scan network for Windows 7 units

Andrew N. Kowtalo
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Are there any known tools like advanced IP scanner I can use to scan the network and report OS?  I want to do a workstation survey and find out which machines currently on the network I am connected to are running Windows 7.
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Commented:
Do you have a managed antivirus solution?  If so it will likely provide a report with the OS version of all protected PCs.

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I would use powershell to get the list of computers with windows 7
Their are many such tools most popular are
angry ip scanner
Free ip scanner
Nectar
Lansweeper ip scanner
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Something like
Get-ADComputer -Filter {OperatingSystem -like "*7*"}

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this should help you with all details
$win7 = Get-ADComputer -Filter {OperatingSystem -like "*7*"} `
    -Properties Name, DNSHostName, OperatingSystem, `
        OperatingSystemServicePack, OperatingSystemVersion, PasswordLastSet, `
        whenCreated, whenChanged, LastLogonTimestamp, nTSecurityDescriptor, `
        DistinguishedName |
    Where-Object {$_.whenChanged -gt $((Get-Date).AddDays(-90))} |
    Select-Object Name, DNSHostName, OperatingSystem, `
        OperatingSystemServicePack, OperatingSystemVersion, PasswordLastSet, `
        whenCreated, whenChanged, `
        @{name='LastLogonTimestampDT';`
          Expression={[datetime]::FromFileTimeUTC($_.LastLogonTimestamp)}}, `
        @{name='Owner';`
          Expression={$_.nTSecurityDescriptor.Owner}}, `
        DistinguishedName

        $win7 |Export-Csv "C:\machines.csv"

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https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/ashleymcglone/2014/01/29/use-powershell-to-find-windows-xp-computers-still-alive-in-your-active-directory-domain/


Also check this out
https://nmap.org/book/man-os-detection.html

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Spiceworks scans your network and puts in a specific groups such as Operating system types, CPU, etc.

It's been open source for a long time as well.


Check it out:

https://www.spiceworks.com/
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Thank you all for the help.  I recalled the client has SEP and just did a list of the remaining machines and were able to obtain them that way.   We are all set.

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