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vbs script to read registry values on remote computers and write the results in a csv or txt file

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I like this script below but instead of having to type the machine name one at a time with strComputer = InputBox("Enter the Name of the Remote PC: ")
I would like to just put all of my servers in a txt file and have it run this script against all servers in the list



' Set the constants
Const HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE = &H80000002
Const ForAppending = 8

' Create FileSystemObject
Set objFSO = CreateObject("Scripting.FileSystemObject")
Set objTextFile = objFSO.OpenTextFile _
    ("c:\temp\environment_variables.txt", ForAppending, True)


strComputer = InputBox("Enter the Name of the Remote PC: ")
 
Set oReg=GetObject("winmgmts:{impersonationLevel=impersonate}!\\" & _
    strComputer & "\root\default:StdRegProv")

objTextFile.WriteLine("PC Name: " & strComputer)
 
strKeyPath = "Software\SYMANTEC\Symantec Endpoint Protection\SMC"
strValueName = "ProductVersion"
oReg.GetStringValue HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE,strKeyPath,strValueName,strValue
'Wscript.Echo "Current ProducVersion Value: " & strValue
objTextFile.WriteLine("Current ProductVersion Value: " & strValue)
 
 


objTextFile.WriteLine(vbCrLf)

objTextFile.Close
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A simple loop should do the trick...

' Set the constants
Const HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE = &H80000002
Const ForAppending = 8

' Create FileSystemObject
Set objFSO = CreateObject("Scripting.FileSystemObject")
Set objFile = objFSO.OpenTextFile ("c:\temp\environment_variables.txt", ForAppending, True)

arrComputers = Split(objFSO.OpenTextFile("c:\temp\myComputers.txt").ReadAll, vbNewLine)

for each strComputer in arrComputers
  wscript.echo "Examining " & strComputer
  Set oReg=GetObject("winmgmts:{impersonationLevel=impersonate}!\\" & strComputer & "\root\default:StdRegProv")
  objFile.WriteLine "PC Name: " & strComputer
 
  strKeyPath = "Software\SYMANTEC\Symantec Endpoint Protection\SMC"
  strValueName = "ProductVersion"
  oReg.GetStringValue HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE,strKeyPath,strValueName,strValue
  'Wscript.Echo "Current ProducVersion Value: " & strValue
  objFile.WriteLine("Current ProductVersion Value: " & strValue)
  objFile.WriteLine(vbCrLf)
next 

objFile.Close

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Your source text file should contain a single computer name on each line of the file:

computer1
computer2
[etc]
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This is exactly what I was looking for. Thanks
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Happy to help - thanks for the grade! :^)
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