Ever find yourself in a position where you need to list all the installed programs on a remote computer? You can get a list of installed programs, updates and more through WMI.
SCCM Client Center is a great free piece of software that handles the WMI scripts for you and presents a list of installed programs, updates, events and SCCM advertisements with a nice GUI view.
To view a list of installed programs:
- Open SCCM
- Enter the remote computers name
- Click Connect
- Click on the Inventory Actions tab
- Click the Add Remove Programs tab
- Click Get Add Remove Programs to view a list of programs installed on the remote computer
After using SCCM Client Center, you will see that it is a lot more powerful than being just a free software application that lists installed programs and can also:
- View patches
- Patch state
- Installed software
- SCCM Advertisements
- Running processes
- And more…