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vbscript : How can a vbscript be used to check whether a program is installed on a pc

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by:itbabe
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the program was installed via an msi ,  should be detected via the productcode of an msi
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by:TheVeee
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Different ways of doing it, could use a file exist if always in the same directory or another way would be check the registry.  The Registery doesnt guarantee that someone doesnt manually delete it.  I would hate to have you have to search through all the directories though.  Hopefully its installed to the same drive and the same directory structure each time... or hopefully theres a place caputured where it should be in a ini file...

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by:gearslips
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Is it an app that can be managed by AD/GP?
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by:itbabe
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it can be done via objInstaller.productstate (strProductCode)
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