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Are computers on your network ready for the new Windows 11?

Come, on October 5, 2021, Microsoft is releasing their new operating system, which may not be suitable for for all of your computers.

Workstations must meet these requirements:

  • 1 (GHz) on a compatible 64-bit processor;
  • At least 4 GB of RAM and 64 GB of storage;
  • UEFI and secure boot compatible;
  • Trusted Platform Module (TPM) version 2.0;
  • DirectX 12 compatible graphics card.

In this TNI update, we have prepared a special report named “Windows 11 Ready”, which will quickly get you …

On July 6 and 7, patches were released by Microsoft for all current versions of Windows after a critical vulnerability has been discovered with its Print Spooler service. Microsoft has also released the patch for Windows 7 which ended full support last year but remains in extended support. The vulnerability, dubbed PrintNightmare, allows attackers to remotely execute commands with system-level privileges.

Total Network Inventory will help you quickly discover which computers on your network are already patched. For example, here’s the situation for KB5004945 and KB5004954:

To be able to collect this information, the Windows updates scan must …

Nearly every business enterprise involves office computers, and usually they are connected to a local network. In order to systematize the configuration and accounting of computer hardware and software, it’s necessary to periodically take their inventory. This includes conducting SAM, the process of streamlining the management of the company’s software assets.

In every company, physical assets on the local network are equipped with special software, usually licensed. And licenses, especially for specialized software packages, often cost a lot.

This means that even if such a software package is installed on just one “extra” PC, it can be quite an expensive …

Not everyone knows and uses such a killer feature of Total Network Inventory as table conditions, so today we would like to remind you about it and provide some usage examples, so you can see how it can make your work much easier. First one is simple: imagine that you need a list of computers with less than 10GB free space left on the C drive before installing some huge OS update or a new software product. This can be achieved rather quickly: Open the Table reports tab, copy the existing Logical disks template or create a similar one.…

Part 2: “Filters”.

And we are continuing our series of tutorials. As we promised, today we’re going to describe the most popular filters and advise how to apply them best. All filters are located right under the “Software” and “Licenses” tabs and have the following form: While filters are not enabled, the main list will display all of the software from all scanned workstations. Use “Asset filter” to display a list of software on specific workstations. Select a device, several devices (make sure that the “Multiple selection” box is checked) or a group in the network tree to…
Usually, when someone visits the “Software accounting” tab for the first time, he just doesn’t know from where to start. Well, software and license accounting in networks has never been too easy. We decided to release a series of blog posts for those who have just begun to use this module or avoided using it for some reason. We are going to advise you from where to start and what kind of information may prove to be most useful.

Part 1: “Getting Started”.

First, you need to pay attention to the menu in the upper left corner. This is where…