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EMCO Network Inventory - What's New in Version 5.7

Below you can find a list of the latest product releases. Click on the release version to see what new features, improvements and bug-fixes appeared in a particular release.
 Release: 5.8 | 5.7 | 5.6 | 5.5 | 5.4 | 5.3 | 5.2 | 5.0 | 4.8
Please note that the list of versions only contains the versions defined as major updates. Changes from minor and bug-fix releases are represented here as changes to the corresponding major update versions that include those changes.

Version 5.7.4 (April 19, 2011)

New and improved features

The below features have been introduced for the first time or significantly improved in this release:

  • Added support of Microsoft Windows 7 Service Pack 1 and Microsoft Windows 2008 R2 Service Pack 1 operating systems
  • Added feature to retrieve the Digital ID for Microsoft Office 2010

Resolved issues

This release resolves a number of issues, the most important of which are listed below:

  • The Digital ID for Microsoft Office is not retrieved from the Machines running on the x64 operating systems
  • Invalid website and e-mail links in the application user interface

Version 5.7.3 (January 27, 2011)

New and improved features

The below features have been introduced for the first time or significantly improved in this release:

  • Introduced faster and more reliable technology of retrieving WMI data
  • Introduced an ability to scan the Active Directory domains containing more than 1000 machines
  • Significantly improved speed of data retrieving from remote machines
  • Improved retrieving digital product Ids from remote Machines running on Windows Vista and later, including the x64 operating system versions

Resolved issues

This release resolves a number of issues, the most important of which are listed below:

  • The application hangs when trying to enumerate Network via Active Directory
  • Invalid Program Files Folders scan results for remote machines running on x64 platforms
  • The Startup Commands scan does not work for the remote machines running on Windows Vista and later
  • The application might hang at the end of the inventory scan scan process

Version 5.7.1 (November 11, 2010)

New and improved features

The below features have been introduced for the first time or significantly improved in this release:

  • Added detailed logging of problems during the network enumeration process
  • Improved performance of network enumeration in large network environments using the Computer Browser

Resolved issues

This release resolves a number of issues, the most important of which are listed below:

  • Not all Machines are detected in large network environments during enumeration using the Computer Browser
  • Wrong behavior of preferences pages after calling Reset to defaults

Version 5.7 (October 5, 2010)

Active Directory scan

Now the application is able to detect network PCs using Active Directory. It helps to reduce scanning time and allows to detect all PCs registered in the Active Directory even if they are currently turned off. On the Preferences dialog you can define a type of network scan and select Active Directory Scan and/or Computer Browser scan.

Resolved issues

This release resolves a number of issues, the most important of which are listed below:

  • Wrong scan process info is displayed when all data collecting options are turned off
  • Help menu item disappears sometimes from the main application menu
Product Facts

Did you know that Network Inventory does not need any client software installed on your computers for successfull auditing?

Did you know that Network Inventory allows you to create your own reports by using built-in Report Builder?

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