SMS Collection Query: reg entry

How do I set a SMS Collection Query based on a reg entry.

example:
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\CcmExec]
"Start"=dword:00000002

I want to build a collection if this is not " 2 "

CMILLERAsked:
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questionCommented:
May i know what you are trying to build the query against..
is if for installing sccm clients and are u determining the old sms clients?
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U_ManssonCommented:
Hi

If you want this to work you have to extend your inventory to look for that reg value and then create a query after that.

I'm thinking the same thing as question, what is the reason for the query?
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CMILLERAuthor Commented:
I just used the above as an example. choose anything.
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CMILLERAuthor Commented:
Basically I have a couple of programs and as part of my OS image that I use for all my computers, I add registry entries to show either when a computer has been scanned with my programs or for the OS image I add entries to show what version of the image is installed.

I would like to keep track of this through SMS.

How should I use SMS to do this??
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CMILLERAuthor Commented:
What inventory should I extend.
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questionCommented:
Apologies for the delay mate...
Step 1: Configure hardware inventory if you have not. (not just software)
step 2: Modify sms_DEF.mof file on each site to query for registry values.
need to know whats to be done, see below link for "Custom Inventory  individual registry keys".

http://www.myitforum.com/myITWiki/SCCMINV.ashx

--popularbhaskar
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CMILLERAuthor Commented:
How do I modify this for SMS 2003.

Here is the registry entry I need to add.

Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\ScanProgram]
"Date20091218"=""
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