The Belarc Advisor builds a detailed profile of your installed hardware abd software, network inventory, any missing Microsoft hotfixes, security benchmarks, anti-virus status, and displays the results in your web browser.
All of your PC information is kept private on your PC and isn’t sent to any web server.
- Operating Systems: This tool can run on Windows 10, 2016, 8.1, 2012 R2, 8, 2012, 7, 2008 R2, Vista, 2008, 2003 SP2, XP SP3. Both 32-bit and 64-bit Windows are supported. Their commercial products also run on all other versions of Windows and on the Macintosh OS X, Linux, and Solaris operating systems.
- Browsers: It runs on Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge, Firefox, Safari, Opera, and many others.
- File size: 3312 KB.
- Version: 9.0
- License: The license associated with this product allows personal to use only. Use Belarc Advisor on multiple PCs in a corporate, military, educational or government installation is prohibited. See the license agreement for details.
If you wish to run the Belarc Advisor on your corporate network, see FAQs below.
Belarc provides commercial products that are used for software license management, cyber security status, hardware upgrade planning, information assurance audits, IT asset management, configuration management, and more.
Belarc Advisor Download Free Trial 2019
- You click here to download Belarc Advisor Free Trial 2019
- Then you click the Run button in the File Download pop-up.
- The Belarc Advisor will automatically install on your PC, build a profile of your software and hardware, and display this in your web browser.
Frequently Asked Questions
Q: Will the Belarc Advisor send my PC information up to a web server?
No. This tool creates a local Web page, keeping your PC profile on your PC and does not send it to a web server, including Belarc’s server.
Belarc can personalize a website to show you details of your computer without a web server by using technologies included in the Belarc Advisor.
Please let them know if you have any questions or how you feel about this issue by sending mail to [email protected]
Q: Must any previously installed Belarc Advisor be removed before I install a newer version?
No. The Belarc Advisor will automatically remove any previous Belarc Advisor version.
Q: When I check for new security definitions the Advisor gets an error. What can I do?
This is usually caused by a software firewall installed on your PC. You check the settings of your firewall for options that block or permit applications to connect to the Internet. If your firewall needs to allow specific programs access to the Internet, you allow the BelarcAdvisor.exe program to work. You’ll find BelarcAdvisor.exe directory on your PC in the C:\Program Files\Belarc\Advisor.
Q: The Belarc Advisor has installed and finished a discovery of my PC’s hardware and software, but I do not see any results.
This usually happens when the Windows file association, for the HTML file extension, is misconfigured on your computer. Most often, this is caused by trying out a new browser and then uninstalling it from your computer.
Here’s how you can fix that.
1.On Windows 10, 8 or 7: You open Windows explorer to the c:\Program Files\Belarc\BelarcAdvisor\System\tmp directory, or for 64-bit windows c:\Program Files (x86)\Belarc\BelarcAdvisor\System\tmp. Then you right click on the file named (COMPUTERNAME).html, where COMPUTERNAME is the name of your PC. In the pop-up menu click Open with and then you click Choose default program… in the Open with menu. In the Open with dialog you choose your preferred browser. When you next run the Belarc Advisor the results will show in your browser.
2.On Windows Vista: You open Windows explorer to the c:\Program Files\Belarc\BelarcAdvisor\System\tmp directory, or for 64-bit windows c:\Program Files (x86)\Belarc\BelarcAdvisor\System\tmp. Then you right click on the file named (COMPUTERNAME).html, where COMPUTERNAME is the name of your PC. In the pop-up menu click Properties. In the Properties dialog click the Change button next to Opens with:, then you choose your preferred browser and click OK. When you next run the Belarc Advisor the results will show in your browser.
3.On Windows XP: You open the Folder Options windows control panel, and on the File Types tab select the HTML Document file type. Then you click the Change…button, choose your preferred web browser, and click OK. When you next run the Belarc Advisor the results will show in your browser.
If that doesn’t work for you, open this file:
(where COMPUTERNAME is the name of your PC) using the File|Open… menu command in your web browser. In Internet Explorer and Firefox the menu is hidden until you click your keyboard’s alt key. In most browsers, you can also type Control+O to open a file.
Q: Can I purchase a license to run the this tool on my corporate network, or my customer’s network?
They don’t permit use of the Belarc Advisor for commercial purposes, however they suggest that you take a look at their products, which they do license for commercial use.
They offer some charitable organizations a license to use the Belarc Advisor at no cost, under certain conditions. Please send them information about your charity, a URL and the number of PCs and servers. Email: [email protected]
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