How can I determine which / how many users have Outlook Archiving enabled?

Does anyone know of an easy way to determine how many / which of my Outlook users have Auto Archiving enabled in a domain environment?  I am assuming it would be a local setting to each users profile on each PC.   Running Exchange 2010 SP2 in a Windows 2008 domain, most Outlook clients running Outlook 2010, few still running 2007.  

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Will SzymkowskiSenior Solution ArchitectCommented:
Outlook Archive settings is soley client based settings which are not part of the object model. The Outlook settings are associated in the user registry hive. Below is a link which provides a way to gather this information using VBS.

Also, if you can simply disable auto archive via GPO to ensure that no one is using it, if that is what you are trying to accomplish.

it is better to disable auto archive via Registry using Group Policy Preferences because ADMX files will need to be added for every version of outlook you are running in your environment. You would then need to create individual GPO's for all versions of Outlook where you are trying to disable auto archive using the ADMX templates.

Disable Auto Archive via Regisry:

Hope this helps
TickSoftAuthor Commented:
Thanks for your suggestion, but i was able to run a report by using a tool to scan all of the PC's on my network for the following registry keys:

For Outlook 2010 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Office\14.0\Outlook\Preferences\DoAging   Value=1
For Outlook 2007 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Office\12.0\Outlook\Preferences\DoAging   Value=1

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TickSoftAuthor Commented:
The solution that the expert provided would have worked, but it would have meant that I would have had to touch every individual PC, had it run via login script, or force it to run remotely using PSTools.   I would have then would have had to sift through the logs.   Using LANSweeper allowed me to create a custom scan looking for the keys I specified and then run an easy to read report.
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