Free Windows ToolsOverview
Editor: Desktop Central provides a set of free Windows tools that Windows Administrators might require on a day-to-day basis. It has a set of ten tools, viz: Remote Task Manager Tool, Wake on LAN, Software Inventory Tool, Remote Command Prompt Tool, GPO Update, Shutdown/Restart Tool, Join/Unjoin Computer Tool, , Currently Logged On User, Hard Disk Space Detector Tool, and Local Users/Groups List Tool. This is very handy as it can be performed on multiple computers simultaneously. These tools are made available from the Desktop Central Family and is provided as a separate download, which is absolutely free to use.
Remote Task Manager Tool
Utility to view the processes running in a remote computer along with its Details like, Process ID, Memory Usage, Session ID, Priority, etc. It also provides an option to select the parameters to view. Apart from just viewing the processes, the administrators can also terminate a process.
Wake on LAN Tool
Utility to boot computers in the network (LAN) from remote. It allows the administrators to boot multiple computers simultaneously. The Administrator has to just specify the IP Address, MAC Address and the Subnet Mask of the computers to wake them up.
Software Inventory Tool
Utility to retrieve the details of the software installed in the computers of a Windows Domain. The Software details include Software Name, Version, Manufacturer and Usage statistics. The software details can be exported as txt and csv formats.
Remote Command Prompt Tool
Free tool to open a command prompt of a remote computer and execute a command. The remote computer can be in the domain or a workgroup. The administrator has to specify a credential that has necessary privileges to execute the commands. The computer can be either specified manually or selected by speciying the Domain Controller.
GPO Update Tool
Utility to perform a GPO Update in the computers of a Windows Domain. GPOs are used to send configuration instructions to user and...