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Is there a way to setup a custom probe to produce a list of installed software?

inventory probe software

Created on May 28, 2014 5:36:58 AM

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thank you very much for your KB-Post. I'm very much afraid PRTG cannot produce such an inventory list of installed software. I'll add this to our wish list though!

best regards.

Created on May 29, 2014 11:01:36 AM by  Torsten Lindner [Paessler Support]



If you had a script or program that would return the installed software on a given PC, I don't know why you couldn't run it as a custom sensor. I know there are some tools out there to do, but I can't think of any. You might be able to even create a sensor that looked alerted if there was unapproved software installed.

Created on Jun 2, 2014 4:55:49 AM



Hi guys. Does anyone know if this is now possible?

I'd like to use PRTG to enumerate installed software on Windows clients.

Many thanks.

Created on May 15, 2017 3:25:53 PM



The System Information tab provides the installed Software list according to the Windows control panel information. The information is refreshed every 24 hours and requires having Windows credentials entered in the device object's settings.

Created on May 16, 2017 12:47:59 PM by  Arne Seifert [Paessler Support]



Has anyone found a way to do this yet?

Created on May 27, 2020 6:02:26 AM

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