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revised Using systeminfo to get the OS Name
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comment Using systeminfo to get the OS Name
@Johannes, thanks for that I'll use wmic instead of systeminfo, it is faster. "wmic os get name" returns the name similar to systeminfo. Note that wmic is apparently part of the standard Windows install after NT.
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comment Using systeminfo to get the OS Name
@Sergey, thanks for the link. Using ver was my first thought but it isn't definitive or consistent enough, e.g. NT returns "Windows NT Version 4.0", XP returns "Microsoft Windows XP [Version 5.1.2600]", Server 2008 returns "Microsoft Windows [Version 6.1.7600]". Using the version number to infer the OS Name can result in ambiguity, e.g. the other thread has results like "Windows Vista or Windows Server 2008". The OS Name from systeminfo tells you exactly which one it is, without the need for interpretation. The link told me about %PROCESSOR_ARCHITECTURE% though, which I also need :) Thanks
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comment Is it possible to configure grovel.exe to ignore specified directories?
@Evan, I agree, we weren't aware the client was running SIS on the same box as our software. Usually we have a dedicated machine. Your suggestion did the trick, thanks.
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