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AIDA64 ability to compare multiple client configurations

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Good day,

I am looking for a software to help me compare discrepencies between multiple clients machines. I have downloaded aida64 entreprise and it seems to fit my needs but I cannot find a way to compare multiple systems against each other in a way that i can easily find what is different from my pool of client machines.

Is aida64 capable of doing this, comparing different machine configurations in one "dashboard" view? I don't seem to have found how to do it from the trial version.

Can anybody help?

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Yes, AIDA64 Business Edition does implement a feature that should be able to help you. You need to create a few CSV reports; or put the reports straight into a SQL database. Then load the reports into the AIDA64 Audit Manager (main menu / File / Audit Manager), and click on the "List 4 (Computer)" in the left tree menu. It will display all data for the computers in a chart. You can select the chart columns if you press the Preferences tool bar button, go to the Components tab, and tick the columns you wish to see.

Regards,

Fiery

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Fiery,

Thanks for the reply.

I tried what you sugested and it works as you described. But let's say as an example, I did a report on two seperate machines to see which Applications are ran at start up. I generate both reports and loaded them in the audit manager but when I use the "List4(Computer)" option I do not see anything related to those programs. All i see if OS version, audio, video and such. I have even selected all available columns available under the preferences. What am I doing wrong?

Thanks again.

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Nevermind I got it now, I had missed clicked the required columns. But it is not very easy to distinguish the differences. As an example if I looked at all the auto runs, they are all under one column in one string. It is not obvious to find where the values are not identical. I dont see myself doing this to compare 20ish different clients.

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Nevermind I got it now, I had missed clicked the required columns. But it is not very easy to distinguish the differences. As an example if I looked at all the auto runs, they are all under one column in one string. It is not obvious to find where the values are not identical. I dont see myself doing this to compare 20ish different clients.

I'm afraid an automatic comparation facility (that doesn't require visual inspection from the sysadmin) is not supported by AIDA64 :(

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I was referring to something like a code compare where two entities are ran against each other and what is not identical, missing or moved is pointed out for your analysis.

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I was referring to something like a code compare where two entities are ran against each other and what is not identical, missing or moved is pointed out for your analysis.

Yes, I know, and I was referring to such thing as unfortunately not being implemented in AIDA64 ;)

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