+ 0 Votes You mean you want to perform software inventory? robo_dev 5 years ago The commercial tool for that is Altiris Inventory Solution. Altiris has a central server and performs daily software inventory through an agent installed on each PC. For normal Windows apps you just look at 'add remove programs list' and you get most of them that way. Microsoft makes a free tool to tell you what Microsoft programs are installed. http://www.microsoft.com/resources/sam/msia.mspx another one that is free is lansweeper: www.lansweeper.com + 0 Votes RE: hard drive audit CrimeDog 4 years ago Did you get your hard drive issue resolved? + 0 Votes Or do you mean forensic investigation? seanferd 5 years ago There are loads of tools, including free stuff, depending on what you are trying to do.