Best Computer Network Scanner, Free Tool

For those 'Googling' (my new synonym for 'searching) for the best computer network scanner monitoring tool, here's a free software that is fast, user-friendly and the best for the purpose.

Network administrators of companies or schools know how important it is to monitor their turf. There's the assurance of security and quality if the computer network is properly scanned and monitored the whole time.

Here's the free software or should I reiterate 'the best computer network scanner or monitoring tool' that has been helping network administrators all over the world in ensuring security and quality of computer network systems.

Friends, meet SoftPerfect Network Scanner.
SoftPerfect Network Scanner is a free multi-threaded IP, NetBIOS and SNMP scanner with a modern interface and several advanced features. It is intended for both system administrators and general users interested in computer security. The program pings computers, scans for listening TCP ports and displays which types of resources are shared on the network (including system and hidden).
The SoftPerfect Network Scanner latest version was released two (2) days ago. The changes include an improved external application management, added remote disk drive enumeration, added uptime retrieval, plus minor optimisations - in addition to the following key features:
  • Pings computers.
  • Does not require administrative privileges.
  • Detects hardware (MAC) addresses even across routers.
  • Detects hidden shared folders (normally invisible on the network) and write accessible shares.
  • Detects your internal and external IP addresses.
  • Scans for listening TCP ports and SNMP services.
  • Retrieves currently logged-on users.
  • You can mount and explore network resources.
  • Can launch external third party applications.
  • Exports results to HTML, XML, CSV and TXT
  • Supports Wake-On-LAN, remote shutdown and sending network messages.
  • Retrieves potentially any information via WMI.
  • Retrieves information from remote registry.
  • It is absolutely free, requires no installation, and does not contain any adware/spyware/malware.
SoftPerfect Network Scanner download file is very light at only 672 Kilobytes.

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Coolbuster Software Rating: Excellent and Highly Recommended

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SoftPerfect Network Scanner