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Script to identify installed anti-virus software

I work in a 100+ user office that started out quite small.  My predecessors use a variety of different anti-virus applications over the years.  The result is many out of date computers.  I am trying to get a handle on who has what installed.  I was thinking a script of some kind that could run in the login script could identify who has what installed.  

Does anyone have a script, application or idea on how to accomplish this task?  

We are in a Windows 2008 R2 domain using a mix of WIndows XP Pro SP3 and Windows 7 SP1 computers.  
Anti-SpywareWindows Server 2008VB Script

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Bill Prew

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Snapfiles is out of date and doesn't work anymore nor does the publishers web site.

I installed Spiceworks but it doesnt identify software on any of the computers in the network.  The Community's fix for that is to disable Windows Firewall on all computers.  That won't work either.
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HI

Does Windows XP/VIsta/7 use a system variable of some kind, or script that you have - that checks to see if an anti-virus application is installed an up to date.  That is what I want to do - is check to see who has which antivirus applicaiton installed and record the information to a share or some other location.  
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I believe there is a way, although the last time I looked at it, it seemed like it was fairly tricky to interpret some of the information.  To get some ideas take a look at:

http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/vbgeneral/thread/3c310bc1-b766-46d9-ad83-50e8f6f594da

http://blogs.msdn.com/b/alejacma/archive/2008/05/12/how-to-get-antivirus-information-with-wmi-vbscript.aspx?PageIndex=1#comments

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