Belarc Advisor is an advanced utility that provides you with a complete configuration of your computer's hardware and software by running an automatic scan, in order to help you discover your PC's capabilities. It comes handy if you want to create a comprehensive report to upgrade the machine, purchase a high-demanding video game, or simply compare it with other systems, for instance.
Rapid setup and automatic computer scan
The installation procedure is a fast and easy task that does not require attention, since are no options to customize. At startup, Belarc Advisor immediately enters the scanning phase and take a while to gather all data (this is done at every program launch). Once it finishes, it launches a web page in the default browser to list its findings.
Investigate PC components information thoroughly
Belarc Advisor shows general details about the operating system (e.g. boot mode, Windows version) along with info on the processor (e.g. total number of cores, architecture type), drives (e.g. usable hard drive capacity), system model (e.g. enclosure type, chassis serial number), main circuit board (e.g. bus clock, BIOS), memory modules, local drives (total and free space, file system), controllers, group policies, installed updates and hotfixes, and so on.
Evaluation and conclusion
We couldn't help notice the abundance of data this tool can provide, which is not only aimed at professional, but novice users as well. Since it's just a webpage hosted on your computer, Belarc Advisor doesn't stress hardware resources at all. You won't see much activity unless you reopen the application, as it scans the machine every time it loads. All in all, this program offers rich and handy system information, and can be used by anyone with ease.