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EMCO Network Inventory - What's New in Version 5.8

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 5.8.15 (September 14, 2016)

Resolved issues

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

  • The groups that are not browsed in Windows Explorer cannot be enumerated via Active Directory services

Version 5.8.14 (May 5, 2016)

Resolved issues

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

  • The network printers are not retrieved correctly from PCs having the WMI access enabled

Version 5.8.13 (March 21, 2016)

New and improved features

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

  • Added the options for custom sorting within software inventory views and reports
  • Improved accuracy of remote machines software and hardware inventory

Resolved issues

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

  • Network adapters may be retrieved incorrectly from machines running Windows Vista and newer operating systems
  • Processors inventory results may be inaccurate for specific environments
  • A default printer is incorrectly determined for specific remote machines

Version 5.8.11 (November 6, 2015)

New and improved features

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

  • Added compatibility with Windows 10
  • Improved stability of remote connection to Machines running Microsoft Windows 10
  • Report samples now supports windows 10

Resolved issues

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

  • Information on last logged on user is not retrieved from machines running Microsoft Windows 8 and later
  • Potential errors when retrieving information on installed processors
  • Potential errors when retrieving information on installed appliations

Version 5.8.9 (November 20, 2014)

New and improved features

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

  • Added detection of Microsoft Office 2013 Digital Product ID

Resolved issues

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

  • A Digital Product ID is incorrectly retrieved for Machines running Microsoft Windows 8 and newer operating systems
  • An incorrect Digital Product ID is retrieved when a product is activated via Multiple Activation and Volume License Keys

Version 5.8.8 (July 8, 2014)

New and improved features

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

  • Improved the stability of remote connection to machines running Microsoft Windows 8 and 8.1

Resolved issues

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

  • Connectivity errors while trying to inventory machines with the Remote Registry service disabled

Version 5.8.7 (December 9, 2013)

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 8.1 and Microsoft Windows 2012 R2 operating systems
  • An option to modify Machine properties is added to the Machine Management tool

Resolved issues

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

  • Reduced system memory usage at application startup

Version 5.8.6 (May 30, 2013)

New and improved features

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

  • Added an option for applying excluded application changes after importing
  • Improved performance of remote file system scanning

Resolved issues

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

  • Incorrect file versions are returned by file system scans

Version 5.8.5 (September 18, 2012)

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 8 and Microsoft Windows 2012 operating systems
  • Added OS platform representation (x86 and x64) along with its name

Version 5.8.4 (July 3, 2012)

New and improved features

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

  • Added an option to start a new page for each Machine in an inventory report
  • Added an option to execute any data manipulation query using the Query Builder
  • Improved network enumeration, so a Local Machine domain can be always enumerated, even if it is not available via the Computer Browser service

Resolved issues

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

  • Errors while executing data manipulation queries using the Query Builder

Version 5.8.3 (December 9, 2011)

New and improved features

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

  • Introduced a feature of retrieving the information about installed software updates

Resolved issues

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

  • Applications with names longer then 80 characters are not retrieved during a scan
  • Incorrect detection of installed application lists in specific environments
  • Main menu items are not displayed in the Chars dialog

Version 5.8.2 (October 12, 2011)

New and improved features

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

  • Added an option to export the Custom Data columns along with the Description column

Resolved issues

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

  • The Export Displayed option should export only the data that is displayed on the screen

Version 5.8.1 (August 17, 2011)

New and improved features

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

  • Remote connection process is improved to decrease a chance of connection failure
  • More detailed logging of problems while connecting to the remote machines
  • Data collection options are grouped by inventory information categories

Resolved issues

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

  • Errors while importing inventory information, collected by stubs, from network shares

Version 5.8 (July 21, 2011)

Physical drives info reporting

Information about physical hard drives now is available in the inventory report. In order to scan physical drives the corresponding option should be enabled on the Settings tab. The extracted information includes a model, manufacturer, capacity, serial number and other information for every installed hard drive.

Extended memory banks info

The reported information about memory banks was extended to include memory type and memory speed info for installed memory modules.

Resolved issues

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

  • Total physical memory is displayed incorrectly for machines with more than 4 GB of memory installed
  • An error may happen while retrieving a list of running processes
  • A progress is displayed inaccurately during a machines scan
  • The network tree may show duplicated entries for some machines
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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