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  • Blog Post: How Can I Get a List of the ODBC Drivers that are Installed on a Computer?

    Hey, Scripting Guy! How can I get a list of the ODBC drivers that are installed on a computer? -- VV Hey, VV. This is one of those questions that end up driving us crazy. That’s because it: a) seems so simple and, b) appears as though there are a number of ways to get this information. For example...
  • Blog Post: How Can I Configure the History Setting in Internet Explorer?

    Hey, Scripting Guy! How can I configure the Days to keep pages in history setting in Internet Explorer? -- AK Hey, AK. To tell you the truth, at first we were a little hesitant about answering this question. Why? Well, we’ve all seen enough TV to know that you aren’t supposed to mess around with history...
  • Blog Post: Hey, Scripting Guy! Quick-Hits Friday: The Scripting Guys Respond to a Bunch of Questions (1/8/10)

    In this post : How Can I Read the Default Value of a Registry Key? How Can I Get Windows PowerShell for Windows 7? Getting the Get-WmiObject Cmdlet to Work What's the Best Way to Detect Registry Keys Using the WMI Provider? How Can I Read the Default Value of a Registry Key? ...
  • Blog Post: Registry Script Doesn't Work

    Hey, Scripting Guy! I tried writing a script to read data from the registry, but I keep getting this error: Do you have any idea what's wrong? I'm running Windows XP Professional, Service Pack 1, and this is the code I'm using: Const HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE = &H80000002 strComputer = "."...