WinAudit is free, open source and can be used or distributed by anyone. IT experts in academia, government, industry as well as security conscious professionals in the armed services, defence contractors, electricity generators and police forces use WinAudit.

The programme reports on virtually every aspect of computer inventory and configuration. Results are displayed in web-page format, categorised for ease of viewing and text searching. Whether your interest is in software compliance, hardware inventory, technical support, security or just plain curiosity, WinAudit has it all. The programme has advanced features such as service tag detection, hard-drive failure diagnosis, network port to process mapping, network connection speed, system availability statistics as well as Windows update and firewall settings.


  • Easy to use
  • No setup
  • Text/html/csv/pdf
  • E-mail
  • Database export
  • Batch mode
  • Fully documented
  • Free for any use

What's New:

  • Bug fix: Monitor detection bug (thanks Jiri S.).
  • Bug fix: Missing Windows Product ID on some systems (thanks Jiri S.).
  • Bug fix: ISO8601 conformat timestamps for SQL Server (thanks Miroslav P.).
  • Added: IP Routing table (thanks James R. for suggestion).
  • Dropped: Support for Windows version prior to XP.
  • Dropped: Printing.
  • Dropped: Export data to Oracleâ„¢ database.
  • Dropped: Save report in chm, pdf and formatted text and xml formats.
  • Dropped: The lengthy tasks of finding files and listing system files.
  • Changed: Command line options.
  • Added: OLE DB Drivers.
  • Added: Timestamps in the command line (thanks Aaron J. for suggestion and testing).
  • Added: Support for PostgreSQL (thanks Lukasz Dargiewicz for suggestion and testing).
  • Bug Fix: Missing manufacturer name in data posted to database (thanks Aaron J.)
  • Bug Fix: Output file path truncation at full stop (thanks Ken C.).
  • Added: Additional security related policies and settings.
  • Added: Detect software installed by the current user.

Known Issues

  • Report creation can be very slow when right-to-left (Hebrew) characters are present
  • Emsisoft Anti-Malware may stop and/or quarantine WinAudit. This happens when WinAudit attempts to obtain a list of programmes running on the computer. You will need to set an exception rule in Emsisoft to allow WinAudit to run.