Belarc Advisor

Belarc Advisor

Download Editors' Rating:
5
Spectacular
Average User Rating:
4.5
out of 737 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    7.2t
  • Total Downloads:
    1,884,886
  • Date Added:
    Jul. 25, 2007
  • Price:
    Free
  • File Size:
    3.04MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    1,876
  • Platform:
    Windows
  • Product ranking:

Editors' Review

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Hiring a professional computer-security consultant is out of reach for most home PC users, but Belarc Advisor can fill part of that gap.

The app analyzes a machine's weak points, looking at elements such as whether antivirus software is up to date, or whether all the security flaws in Windows have been patched. It uses the Center for Internet Security (CIS) benchmark test to give the computer a score showing its overall security level, and produces a report that can be viewed in a Web browser.

Not only does it analyze software and operating system components and tell you where problems are, but in its comprehensive report it tells you what your computer's physical components are: not just how much RAM you have, for example, but what kind of RAM and which slots are occupied.

This program doesn't fix the problems itself, but gives clear advice on how to address each issue. This download is free for personal use; we recommend it to home users as a first step in securing their home systems, or for those considering a hardware upgrade who want to see what's in their current system.

 
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User Reviews
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  • Current Version

    4.6

    out of 90 votes

    • 5 star 65
    • 4 star 21
    • 3 star 2
    • 2 star 0
    • 1 star 2
  • All Versions

    4.5

    out of 737 votes

    • 5 star 489
    • 4 star 179
    • 3 star 34
    • 2 star 8
    • 1 star 27
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5 stars

"Five stars for me. "

March 02, 2008  |  By vicco1

 |  Version: Belarc Advisor 7.2t

Pros

On one page it tells me everything I need to know about my desktop's component origins without going through a lengthy search.

As an elderly home user, I am grateful that such a quality program is available free of charge..Thank you. Vic.

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5 stars

"Great utility and FREE"

February 28, 2008  |  By JayStilson

 |  Version: Belarc Advisor 7.2t

Pros

This is a great tool to find out "what's under the hood" so to speak. Gives you the hardware, the MS licenses and all the installed software complete with version numbers. Handy to see before starting any repairs/upgrades

Cons

It doesn't tell you what kind of RAM is in but there are other ways to find that out. Overall it's really good.

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5 stars

"helpful"

February 26, 2008  |  By wanda1955

 |  Version: Belarc Advisor 7.2t

Pros

makes keeping up with software easier

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4 stars

"great to use "

February 13, 2008  |  By jacourt67

 |  Version: Belarc Advisor 7.2t

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4 stars

"Shows me what's wrong, not what to do about it, sigh...."

February 10, 2008  |  By Ben Abrams

 |  Version: Belarc Advisor 7.2t

Pros

a lot a information

Cons

a lot of information

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5 stars

"GOOD FREEWARE"

January 27, 2008  |  By johnnydollar4

 |  Version: Belarc Advisor 7.2t

Pros

Updates your windows security updates for you that nice

Cons

doesn't analyze xp home edition

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5 stars

"Does the job well. Case closed."

January 27, 2008  |  By wildair1

 |  Version: Belarc Advisor 7.2t

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5 stars

"Provides needed information I need to manage my home PCs"

January 27, 2008  |  By lgm-e320

 |  Version: Belarc Advisor 7.2t

Pros

I run Belarc Advisor on all of my home computers. It provides information on system components, installed programs, the MAC address, etc.

Cons

I gave it 5 stars but would like to see an enhancement that shows more information about the motherboard and installed drivers.

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5 stars

"this is a great program"

January 26, 2008  |  By lil red hen

 |  Version: Belarc Advisor 7.2t

Pros

a great way to keep track of all that you have on your computer!

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5 stars

"Excellent program for keeping up on stats of your computer"

January 24, 2008  |  By mortpen60

 |  Version: Belarc Advisor 7.2t

Pros

Report of your system is very good. -- Evaluates security risk . It does what it says it will do.

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 7.2t
Version 7.2t includes unspecified updates.
General
Publisher Belarc
Publisher web site http://www.belarc.com/
Release Date July 25, 2007
Date Added July 25, 2007
Version 7.2t
Category
Category Utilities & Operating Systems
Subcategory System Utilities
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows 95, Windows NT, Windows Me, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 2000, Windows 98, Windows
Additional Requirements Windows 95/98/Me/NT/2000/XP/2003 Server/Vista
Download Information
File Size 3.04MB
File Name advisorinstaller.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 1,884,886
Downloads Last Week 1,876
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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