Profile Your Computer's Hardware and Software Configuration for Free
Windows 8.1 / Windows 8 / Windows 7 / Windows Vista / Windows 2003 / Windows XP
Ma-Config is a small utility that can profile hardware and software to give users a better idea of how their computer is running. The program is free to use and provides users with important information about their system. With a simple press of a button, the utility performs a full scan of physical hardware and software. From there, users can choose how to optimize the system.
The program not only scans software but also presents options to improve the computer's performance. It will find drivers that are outdated or unsuitable for the hardware, and will provide recommendations that will help a computer run faster and smoother. These options are all presented in a single window. It also provides download links, eliminating the need to figure out which drivers are ideal for a specific hardware setup. Ma-Config also recommends software updates as needed.
In addition to software scanning, Ma-Config monitors the computer's physical hardware on a regular basis. It can keep track of temperature and voltage while analyzing crash reports to pinpoint any potential issues. Once users have found a configuration that works for their system, the program saves it for easy recovery.
The user interface is streamlined and fairly easy to understand. A prominent button initiates the scanning process. The various information is then presented below. The data is separated into numerous categories so that it is easy to understand and keep track of. The utility scans the system by separating it into different modules. Users can then see a quick glimpse of general data or delve into the specific categories for more detailed information.