How To: List all software installed on a machine with VBScript

This VBScript will list all the software installed on the computername you specify in the first line of code. Simply save the code below in a .vbs file and execute it by running it as:

CSCRIPT.EXE /NOLOGO myscript.vbs >logfile.txt

This will give you a nice text file with all the applications installed on the specified computer.

strComputer = "mycomputername"
Set objWMIService = GetObject("winmgmts:{impersonationLevel=impersonate}!\\" & strComputer & "\root\cimv2")
Set colSoftware = objWMIService.ExecQuery ("Select * from Win32_Product")'
Set colSettings = objWMIService.ExecQuery ("Select * from Win32_OperatingSystem")

WScript.Echo "Installed Software List and OS Information"
WScript.Echo "=========================================="
Wscript.Echo ""

'Computer Information'
Wscript.Echo "===================="
Wscript.Echo "Computer Name: " & strComputer
For Each objOperatingSystem in colSettings
'Crop Operating system name for clean name'
Result = InStr(objOperatingSystem.Name, "|")
Result = Result -1
MyString = Left(objOperatingSystem.Name,Result)
'Echo stuff
Wscript.Echo "Operating System: " & MyString
Wscript.Echo "Service Pack: " & objOperatingSystem.ServicePackMajorVersion & "." & objOperatingSystem.ServicePackMinorVersion
Wscript.Echo "Installed In: " & objOperatingSystem.WindowsDirectory
Wscript.Echo ""

'Software Information'
Wscript.Echo "SOFTWARE LIST"
Wscript.Echo "============="
For Each objSoftware in colSoftware
wscript.echo objSoftware.Caption


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