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Storing Microsoft Office Major Versions in Environment Variables or AppSense Environment Manager Session Variables

Posted: October 5, 2016 18:03 by James Simpson Categories: AppSense, Microsoft, Scripting Comments: 0

There are times when you need to know the version of a particular Office application that is installed. I have worked in environments where the Office Suite is upgraded but Outlook remains on an older version due to other constraints. The rights and wrongs of that can be debated at another time. However, you still […]

Wait for a File or Registry Value to exist

Posted: September 26, 2016 18:00 by James Simpson Categories: AppSense, Microsoft, Scripting Comments: 0

Update 14/02/2017: It turns out that there is also a requirement to wait until a registry value exists and contains a particular piece of data. For this reason the script has been updated to include this functionality. The updated script is available below. When creating a login script, application pre-launch script or even building an […]

Storing File Versions in Environment Variables or AppSense Environment Manager Session Variables

Posted: September 22, 2016 17:00 by James Simpson Categories: AppSense, Microsoft, Scripting Comments: 0

Another script from me I’m afraid – as you mat have guessed I’m going through the scripts that I currently have stored in my archives and making them available. Anyway, this one is another one that I’ve had use of in the past. The idea was to find the version of a particular file to […]

Active Directory User Attributes as Variables

Posted: September 20, 2016 19:03 by James Simpson Categories: AppSense, Microsoft, Scripting Comments: 0

On a number of occasions over the years I have found myself needing to gain access to Active Directory attributes; maybe in login scripts or even in AppSense Environment Manager and in later releases Application Manager as well. Whether this be for establishing conditions and therefore providing granular configuration or maybe even to just use […]

RemoteApp on Windows 7

Posted: October 9, 2012 10:41 by James Simpson Categories: Microsoft Comments: 0

Recently I upgraded to Windows 8. I then found that there was a requirement to use an application that would only run correctly in Windows 7. So, I figured that the easiest way would be to leverage Hyper-V in Windows 8 to install a Windows 7 VM. All was good and I could then RDP […]