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Determine Internet explorer version

Posted on 2010-08-19
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Does any one have a poweshell script that will detect IE version from a text file with PC names ?
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Question by:jfgray
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by:wdurrett
ID: 33477149
Check this thread for your answer.

http://www.powergui.org/thread.jspa?messageID=35811

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by:jfgray
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I would like to do this were it will read the pc names from a text file located at c:\computers.txt
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by:athomsfere
ID: 33477418
you shouldn't even need powerscript, a command prompt should do it

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/556019
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by:jfgray
ID: 33478015
when I run this I get invalid character at line 1Char 1

@echo off
 
Srvlist=C:\Temp\Srvlist.txt
 
Echo Computer Name, Default Home Page >> Result.csv
 
SET Default_URL=
 
For /F “Tokens=*” %%a In (%srvlist%) Do (
 
Set Comp_name=%%a
 
Set RegQry=”\\%%a\HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main” /v Default_Page_URL
 
REG.exe Query %RegQry% > CheckCC.txt
 
Find /i "Default_Page_URL" < CheckCC.txt > StringCheck.txt
 
FOR /f “Tokens=3” %%b in (CheckCC.txt) DO SET Default_URL=%%b
 
Echo %Comp_name, %Default_URL% >> Result.csv
 
)
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by:jfgray
ID: 33478701
ok I am trying this

function check-remotefile {
   
      PROCESS {

$files = "\\$_\\c$\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe"

write-host dir $files | format-list VersionInfo

  }

            }


 Get-Content  C:\pshell\Active_Computers.txt | check-remotefile
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by:jfgray
ID: 33478745
Any advice it returns

dir \\0000ADM87428L\\c$\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
dir \\0000AVN38361L\\c$\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
dir \\0000CAF40112L\\c$\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
dir \\0000DTR65685L\\c$\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
dir \\0000DTR78626L\\c$\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
dir \\0000EXC65288D\\c$\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
dir \\0000EXC87407L\\c$\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
dir \\0000FIC70019L\\c$\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
dir \\0000FPL03855\\c$\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
dir \\0000FPL67320L\\c$\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
dir \\0000HER86518L\\c$\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
dir \\0000IDD70583L\\c$\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
dir \\0000ISR107444L\\c$\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
dir \\0000ISR87554L\\c$\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
dir \\0000MDS71969L\\c$\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
dir \\0000REP71452L\\c$\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe

Instead of version info
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jfgray earned 0 total points
ID: 33478824
OK figured it out here is what I came up with
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Clear

function check-remotefile {
   
      PROCESS {

$files = "\\$_\\c$\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe"

 dir $files | format-list VersionInfo

  }

            }


 Get-Content  C:\pshell\Active_Computers.txt | check-remotefile

=============================================================
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by:jfgray
ID: 33478841
This returns

VersionInfo : File:             \\1085VM87506TC1\c$\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
              InternalName:     iexplore
              OriginalFilename: IEXPLORE.EXE.MUI
              FileVersion:      8.00.6001.18702 (longhorn_ie8_rtm(wmbla).090308-0339)
              FileDescription:  Internet Explorer
              Product:          Windows® Internet Explorer
              ProductVersion:   8.00.6001.18702
              Debug:            False
              Patched:          False
              PreRelease:       False
              PrivateBuild:     True
              SpecialBuild:     False
              Language:         English (United States)
             
Any way to only get this

FileVersion:      8.00.6001.18702 (longhorn_ie8_rtm(wmbla).090308-0339)
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