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Search subfolders with a VBScript

Posted on 2008-10-09
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I have the following script that works very well to pull out the basic info from one directory.

Now the problem is that I need to go after a folder like C:\Program Files\Business Objects and all its sub folders.

I have two apps that are apparently cross linking on their version Crystal -- I need to get the raft of subdirectories and the files and versions.
strComputer = "10.xx.x.xxx"
 

strOutputFile = "./" & Split(WScript.ScriptName, ".")(0) & "_" & Hour(Now) & "_" & Minute(Now) & ".txt"
 

Set objFileSystem = CreateObject("Scripting.fileSystemObject")

Set objOutputFile = objFileSystem.CreateTextFile(strOutputFile, TRUE)
 

Set objWMIService = GetObject("winmgmts:\\" & strComputer & "\root\cimv2")
 

Set colFileList = objWMIService.ExecQuery _

    ("ASSOCIATORS OF {Win32_Directory.Name='C:\Windows\System32'} Where " _

        & "ResultClass = CIM_DataFile")
 

strmsg = "File_Name" & vbTAB & "File_Type" & vbTAB & "File_Size" & vbTAB & "File_Version" & vbTAB & _

       "Manufacturer" & vbTAB & "Readable_Attr" & vbTAB & "Writeable_Attr" & vbTAB & "Hidden_Attr" & vbTAB & _

       "System_Attr" & vbTAB & "Archive_Attr" & vbTAB & "Encrypted_Attr" & vbTAB & "Compressed_Attr" & vbTAB & _

       "Created_Date" & vbTAB & "Installed_Date" & vbTAB & "Last_Accessed" & vbTAB & "Last_Modified"

objOutputFile.WriteLine (strmsg)

strmsg = ""
 

'I=0

For Each objFile In colFileList

    If (objFile.Extension = "dll" or  objFile.Extension = "exe")   Then

        strmsg=""

        strmsg = strmsg &objfile.name

        strmsg = strmsg &  vbTAB & objfile.filetype

        strmsg = strmsg &  vbTAB & objfile.filesize

        strmsg = strmsg &  vbTAB & objfile.version

        strmsg = strmsg &  vbTAB & objfile.manufacturer

        strmsg = strmsg &  vbTAB & objfile.readable

        strmsg = strmsg &  vbTAB & objfile.writeable

        strmsg = strmsg &  vbTAB & objfile.hidden

        strmsg = strmsg &  vbTAB & objfile.system

        strmsg = strmsg &  vbTAB & objfile.archive

        strmsg = strmsg &  vbTAB & objfile.encrypted

        strmsg = strmsg &  vbTAB & objfile.compressed

        strmsg = strmsg &  vbTAB & mid(objfile.CreationDate,5,2) & "/" &_

                mid(objfile.CreationDate,7,2) & "/" & mid(objfile.CreationDate,1,4)

        strmsg = strmsg & vbTAB & mid(objfile.InstallDate,5,2) & "/" &_

                mid(objfile.InstallDate,7,2) & "/" & mid(objfile.InstallDate,1,4)

        strmsg = strmsg & vbTAB & mid(objfile.LastAccessed,5,2) & "/" &_

                mid(objfile.LastAccessed,7,2) & "/" & mid(objfile.LastAccessed,1,4)

        strmsg = strmsg & vbTAB & mid(objfile.LastModified,5,2) & "/" &_

                mid(objfile.LastModified,7,2) & "/" & mid(objfile.LastModified,1,4)

        objOutputFile.WriteLine ( strmsg)

    End If

Next
 

objOutputFile.Close

Set objFileSystem = Nothing
 

msgbox "done"

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Question by:Jim P.
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Dave Brett earned 500 total points
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Attached is recursive code below

change
strFolderName = "C:\excelfiles"
to your path

Pls note that I have turned off the test for file extensions, currently all files are returned
 'If (objFile.Extension = "dll" or  objFile.Extension = "exe")   Then

Cheers

Dave
strComputer = "."

Set objWMIService = GetObject("winmgmts:\\" & strComputer & "\root\cimv2")

strOutputFile = "./" & Split(WScript.ScriptName, ".")(0) & "_" & Hour(Now) & "_" & Minute(Now) & ".txt"

Set objFileSystem = CreateObject("Scripting.fileSystemObject")

Set objOutputFile = objFileSystem.CreateTextFile(strOutputFile, True)
 

strFolderName = "C:\excelfiles"

Set colSubfolders = objWMIService.ExecQuery _

                    ("Associators of {Win32_Directory.Name='" & strFolderName & "'} " _

                   & "Where AssocClass = Win32_Subdirectory " _

                   & "ResultRole = PartComponent")
 

strmsg = "File_Name" & vbTab & "File_Type" & vbTab & "File_Size" & vbTab & "File_Version" & vbTab & _

         "Manufacturer" & vbTab & "Readable_Attr" & vbTab & "Writeable_Attr" & vbTab & "Hidden_Attr" & vbTab & _

         "System_Attr" & vbTab & "Archive_Attr" & vbTab & "Encrypted_Attr" & vbTab & "Compressed_Attr" & vbTab & _

         "Created_Date" & vbTab & "Installed_Date" & vbTab & "Last_Accessed" & vbTab & "Last_Modified"
 

objOutputFile.WriteLine (strmsg)

strmsg = ""
 

arrFolderPath = Split(strFolderName, "\")

strNewPath = ""

For i = 1 To UBound(arrFolderPath)

    strNewPath = strNewPath & "\\" & arrFolderPath(i)

Next

strPath = strNewPath & "\\"
 

Set colFiles = objWMIService.ExecQuery _

               ("Select * from CIM_DataFile where Path = '" & strPath & "'")
 

For Each objfile In colFiles

    'If (objFile.Extension = "dll" or  objFile.Extension = "exe")   Then

    strmsg = ""

    strmsg = strmsg & objfile.Name

    strmsg = strmsg & vbTab & objfile.FileType

    strmsg = strmsg & vbTab & objfile.filesize

    strmsg = strmsg & vbTab & objfile.Version

    strmsg = strmsg & vbTab & objfile.manufacturer

    strmsg = strmsg & vbTab & objfile.readable

    strmsg = strmsg & vbTab & objfile.writeable

    strmsg = strmsg & vbTab & objfile.Hidden

    strmsg = strmsg & vbTab & objfile.system

    strmsg = strmsg & vbTab & objfile.archive

    strmsg = strmsg & vbTab & objfile.encrypted

    strmsg = strmsg & vbTab & objfile.compressed

    strmsg = strmsg & vbTab & Mid(objfile.CreationDate, 5, 2) & "/" & _

    Mid(objfile.CreationDate, 7, 2) & "/" & Mid(objfile.CreationDate, 1, 4)

    strmsg = strmsg & vbTab & Mid(objfile.InstallDate, 5, 2) & "/" & _

    Mid(objfile.InstallDate, 7, 2) & "/" & Mid(objfile.InstallDate, 1, 4)

    strmsg = strmsg & vbTab & Mid(objfile.LastAccessed, 5, 2) & "/" & _

    Mid(objfile.LastAccessed, 7, 2) & "/" & Mid(objfile.LastAccessed, 1, 4)

    strmsg = strmsg & vbTab & Mid(objfile.LastModified, 5, 2) & "/" & _

    Mid(objfile.LastModified, 7, 2) & "/" & Mid(objfile.LastModified, 1, 4)

    objOutputFile.WriteLine (strmsg)

    ' End If

Next
 
 
 

For Each objFolder In colSubfolders

    GetSubFolders strFolderName

Next
 

objOutputFile.Close

Set objFileSystem = Nothing

MsgBox "done"
 

Sub GetSubFolders(strFolderName)

    Set colSubfolders2 = objWMIService.ExecQuery _

                         ("Associators of {Win32_Directory.Name='" & strFolderName & "'} " _

                        & "Where AssocClass = Win32_Subdirectory " _

                        & "ResultRole = PartComponent")
 

    For Each objFolder2 In colSubfolders2

        strFolderName = objFolder2.Name

        arrFolderPath = Split(strFolderName, "\")

        strNewPath = ""

        For i = 1 To UBound(arrFolderPath)

            strNewPath = strNewPath & "\\" & arrFolderPath(i)

        Next

        strPath = strNewPath & "\\"
 

        Set colFiles = objWMIService.ExecQuery _

                       ("Select * from CIM_DataFile where Path = '" & strPath & "'")
 

        For Each objfile In colFiles

            'If (objFile.Extension = "dll" or  objFile.Extension = "exe")   Then

            strmsg = ""

            strmsg = strmsg & objfile.Name

            strmsg = strmsg & vbTab & objfile.FileType

            strmsg = strmsg & vbTab & objfile.filesize

            strmsg = strmsg & vbTab & objfile.Version

            strmsg = strmsg & vbTab & objfile.manufacturer

            strmsg = strmsg & vbTab & objfile.readable

            strmsg = strmsg & vbTab & objfile.writeable

            strmsg = strmsg & vbTab & objfile.Hidden

            strmsg = strmsg & vbTab & objfile.system

            strmsg = strmsg & vbTab & objfile.archive

            strmsg = strmsg & vbTab & objfile.encrypted

            strmsg = strmsg & vbTab & objfile.compressed

            strmsg = strmsg & vbTab & Mid(objfile.CreationDate, 5, 2) & "/" & _

            Mid(objfile.CreationDate, 7, 2) & "/" & Mid(objfile.CreationDate, 1, 4)

            strmsg = strmsg & vbTab & Mid(objfile.InstallDate, 5, 2) & "/" & _

            Mid(objfile.InstallDate, 7, 2) & "/" & Mid(objfile.InstallDate, 1, 4)

            strmsg = strmsg & vbTab & Mid(objfile.LastAccessed, 5, 2) & "/" & _

            Mid(objfile.LastAccessed, 7, 2) & "/" & Mid(objfile.LastAccessed, 1, 4)

            strmsg = strmsg & vbTab & Mid(objfile.LastModified, 5, 2) & "/" & _

            Mid(objfile.LastModified, 7, 2) & "/" & Mid(objfile.LastModified, 1, 4)

            objOutputFile.WriteLine (strmsg)

            ' End If

        Next

        GetSubFolders strFolderName

    Next

End Sub

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That works great. Thanks!
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Thanks for the grade :)
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