If you are looking for a way to quickly and easily determine exactly what types of Microsoft software have been installed on your network, what versions of said software you have, and other important features of these proprietary software programs, using the Microsoft Software Inventory Analyzer is probably your best bet. As the name might imply, the Microsoft Software Inventory Analyzer is designed to handle the detection and reporting on all of the above features of Microsoft software, making it easy to determine at a glance which workstations may need to be upgraded, which programs are installed on which machines, et cetera. For a small to mid sized business network administrator, the Microsoft Software Inventory Analyzer can really be a wonderful tool that can really make day to day jobs easier!

Note that the Microsoft Software Inventory Analyzer only works natively with machines that run Windows 98 or later Microsoft operating systems, so any older versions of Windows might require different analysis tools. However, the vast majority of Windows users can simply visit the Microsoft website in order to download and install the Microsoft Software Inventory Analyzer quickly and painlessly. Go ahead and install the Microsoft Software Inventory Analyzer on every eligible machine, and you should have a comprehensive overview of all Microsoft products on your network in no time at all.

Of course, should you run into any issues using the Microsoft Software Inventory Analyzer, the manual for this application is available for free at any time on the Microsoft website, as well. This makes it easy to get the answers to your questions regarding just about any aspect of the Microsoft Software Inventory Analyzer in a hurry, but Microsoft itself can provide answers to your questions if you get really stuck. However, for the most part, the Microsoft Software Inventory Analyzer is quite painless and intuitive to use, so there is usually little or no need to ask the experts.