The purpose of the program is scanning configuration data of a computer inside a network by its IP address or name without installing additional software on a remote workstation. There are about four hundred different parameters. Using the program is very easy. After starting the program you‘ll see the following window.
In the textbox – IP address or computers name, type computers name or IP address for the computer whose configuration you want to scan. Then click – Get configuration of the remote computer button. For single computer, set 127.0.0.1 Progress of process is displayed by slider in corner of the main window. Upon completion of that procedure you will be able to view received data. All information is divided into three large groups: General information, Windows, Data on system.
This section contains information about a computer name and network user name, as well as a number of additional parameters. Next, are briefly described some of them.
Physical memory, Mb – size of physical memory of computer.
Operating system – name of computer OS, free physical memory, version of Internet Explorer, etc.
Processor – number and name of processors in system, socket type, number of cores, clock rate, and architecture.
Motherboard – model of motherboard, its manufacturer, serial number, BIOS data, list of slots on board.
Memory – description of DDR modules installed in motherboard. You will find out how many of them there are, at what frequency they work.
Video – parameters of video adapter system, memory size, screen resolution.
Disks – drive list of computer. Total volume, brand, serial number is shown.
Network adapters – list of computer network cards.
Printers – list of connected printers.
Modems – modem table.
Multimedia – audio and video drivers.
Input devices – keyboard and mouse, type of interface.
Here are presented all program parameters of computer: type of operating system, devices, programs, autostart, active processes, etc.
Windows – OS name and version, architecture, language, product key, installation date.
Security – availability of automatic updates, firewall, defender.
Devices – list of all system devices.
Software products – list of installed programs on workstation.
Groups of programs – user’s menu content are displayed.
Autoload – table of processes that work after system start.
Updating Windows – list of installed updates for computer.
Processes – active processes on remote system.
Services – information about the services and their performance.
Databases – installed DB.
Here you can see version of Internet Explorer, DirectX, etc.
Variable environments – list of all variables registered in system.
Shared resources – list of shared folders.
Accounts – data on accounts registered in system.
On all tabs, you can search for data, because in some cases lists can be quite long if, for example, there are a lot of programs installed on workstation. To do this, press Ctrl+F. You will see the following window.
Let’s suppose we want to know if MS Office is installed on a user's computer. So, enter word Office, and then click Search. The cursor will be placed on a line with this word. Obviously it’s very convenient.
You can view configuration files in two ways. The first way is to use File – Open menu item. Then select a file you’re interested in.
Next, we describe the second method. After installing Configuration Keeper, a special type of *.cfk files is registered in system. Then these files can be viewed using Windows Explorer. To do this, just select a file with configuration of computer and click on it.
Configuration Keeper allows you to export workstation configuration data to a *file.html. To do this procedure, use menu item File – Save.
You will be asked to select a group of parameters you want to save. Then click OK. Resulting file can be viewed in any browser.