Five Apps: Audit your PCs information for free

Five free apps that collect PC information

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If you're looking to audit your PCs, you need to have the right tools to handle this task. If you're in a very small company, with one or two PCs, gathering this information isn't a challenge to your schedule. If, however, you're looking at 10 or more machines to be audited, you'll want to have a hand in the process of collecting this data.

Fortunately, there are plenty of software titles out there to help you out with this task. I have gathered up five such tools so you don't have to go searching for them. Out of these tools, there will certainly be one or two that will stand up to your needs. Let's dive in and see what each has to offer.

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By Jack Wallen

Jack Wallen is an award-winning writer for TechRepublic, The New Stack, and Linux New Media. He's covered a variety of topics for over twenty years and is an avid promoter of open source. For more news about Jack Wallen, visit his website jackwallen....