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Archive for September 6th, 2017

how to filter name/value pairs under a registry key by name and value in PowerShell – Stack Overflow

Posted by jpluimers on 2017/09/06

A long time ago I asked this question how to filter name/value pairs under a registry key by name and value in PowerShell? – Stack Overflow [WayBack] but forgot to schedule a post about it.

It’s an interesting scenario, so lets start with a log of the outcome (it’s on my ix500 scanning VM which has Office15 a.k.a. Office 2013 installed) of this script:

$path = 'hkcu:\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Extensions'
$key = Get-Item $path
$key

$namevalues = $key | Select-Object -ExpandProperty Property | 
  ForEach-Object { 
    [PSCustomObject] @{ 
      Name = $_; 
      Value = $key.GetValue($_) 
    } 
  }
$namevalues | Format-Table

$matches = $namevalues | 
  Where-Object { 
    $_.Name -match '^xls' `
    -or $_.Value -match 'msaccess.exe$' 
  }
$matches | Format-Table

It outputs this:

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Some links to post helping to detect the compiler used to build an EXE file

Posted by jpluimers on 2017/09/06

These helped me into some past investigation:

–jeroen

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