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EMCO Network Software Scanner - What's New in Version 1.1

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: 1.1 | 1.0
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 1.1.7 (August 7, 2015)

New and improved features

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

  • The application supports Microsoft Windows 10 and .NET Framework 4.6

Version 1.1.5 (October 16, 2013)

New and improved features

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

  • Microsoft Windows 8.1 and .NET Framework 4.5.1 are supported

Resolved issues

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

  • Possible failure while connecting to the Active Directory forest root using specific name patterns
  • The application update process may hang in specific environments
  • Possible errors while updating the operations progress

Version 1.1.4 (May 22, 2013)

New and improved features

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

  • Added a brand-new Office 2013 look and feel
  • Introduced an option to use auto-generated comments for software scan snapshots
  • Improved connectivity errors diagnostics

Resolved issues

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

  • A critical error when switching from programs to updates in the Inventory view if it is not linked to a selection
  • Critical errors when deleting snapshots during the software scanning process

Version 1.1.3 (November 30, 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 check and review an access status for remote PCs
  • Added OS platform retrieving from remote PCs during software scanning
  • Added an option to define snapshot properties before executing a software scan
  • Reduced system memory usage

Version 1.1.2 (September 21, 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 sort Machines by an IP address

Resolved issues

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

  • Filtering of snapshots comparison results does not work in the Show Differences Only mode
  • Opening the Scan Software wizard leads to the application crash in specific environments
  • An error happens when trying to perform update on a fast Internet connection

Version 1.1.1 (September 6, 2012)

Resolved issues

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

  • Errors while trying to Add to Custom Grouping after scanning the local domain within the Scan Software Wizard
  • Wrong calculation of Machines count in groups and containers
  • The application fails to start on Machines running Microsoft Windows 8 RTM

Version 1.1 (August 1, 2012)

Software Inventory view

The new Software Inventory view is used to display the latest known software configuration for the PCs selected in the Network Browser or All Machine views. You can select a single PC, domain or entire network to see their software inventory information. By default, inventory info is grouped by software publisher name and software application name, so you can drill-down to see computers where particular software applications are installed. You can switch the view to other inventory representation modes, apply custom data grouping and use filtering and search options.

Inventory Snapshots view

The Inventory Snapshots view can be used to access to all software inventory snapshots stored by the application for the selected PCs. You can see inventory information stored in every snapshot and also compare snapshots to find software inventory changes.

Snapshots History view

The Snapshots History view displays results of all inventory scans ever performed by the application. It is not synchronized with selection on the Network Browser or All Machine views and displays all scans performed, so you can see inventory information collected by every scan.

New and improved features

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

  • Added an option to expand a set of Machines to perform software inventory
  • Added predefined groupings for applications and updates within scan results and inventory views
  • Added the new Metropolis Dark skin to the bonus skins set
  • Improved skin chooser interface

Resolved issues

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

  • The application fails to start in specific environments
  • Allow Repair, Allow Remove and Allow Modify columns display wrong values for MSI patches
  • Potential SQL transaction error that happens on logging