Create a Custom Detection Script for Adobe Creative Cloud Express (Microsoft Store App) (PowerShell)


Microsoft Endpoint Manager Configuration Manager (MEMCM / SCCM) and Microsoft Intune use Detection Rules to determine the presence of Applications & Win32 Apps. The detection rules ensure that application installations only begin to run if the application is not already installed on the device. This article will serve as an informative guide and give you a clear understanding of how to create an updated custom detection script for each new version of Adobe Creative Cloud Express (Microsoft Store App) using PowerShell.

How to Create a Custom Detection Script for Adobe Creative Cloud Express (Microsoft Store App)

Adobe Creative Cloud Express (Microsoft Store App) (File Detection Method)

## Check for Adobe Creative Cloud Express App (File Detection Method)
$AdobeCCExpress = (Get-AppxPackage -AllUsers | Where-Object Name -like 'AdobeSystemsIncorporated.AdobeCreativeCloudExpress' | Select-Object -ExpandProperty Version -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue)

## Create Text File with Adobe Creative Cloud Express App File Detection Method
$FilePath = "C:\Windows\Temp\Adobe_CC_Express_App_Detection_Method.txt"
New-Item -Path "$FilePath" -Force
Set-Content -Path "$FilePath" -Value "`$AdobeCCExpress = Get-AppxPackage -AllUsers | Where-Object Name -like 'AdobeSystemsIncorporated.AdobeCreativeCloudExpress' | Select-Object -ExpandProperty Version -ea SilentlyContinue"
Add-Content -Path "$FilePath" -Value "If (`$AdobeCCExpress -ge '$AdobeCCExpress'){"
Add-Content -Path "$FilePath" -Value "Write-Host `"Installed`""
Add-Content -Path "$FilePath" -Value "Exit 0"
Add-Content -Path "$FilePath" -Value "}"
Add-Content -Path "$FilePath" -Value "else {"
Add-Content -Path "$FilePath" -Value "Exit 1"
Add-Content -Path "$FilePath" -Value "}"
Invoke-Item $FilePath
  • Click Run Script (F5)
  • A text file will open with the Adobe Creative Cloud Express (Microsoft Store App) Detection Method script required to detect the current version of Adobe Creative Cloud Express (Microsoft Store App) that is installed on the device you are running the script from.

Example:

$AdobeCCExpress = Get-AppxPackage -AllUsers | Where-Object Name -like 'AdobeSystemsIncorporated.AdobeCreativeCloudExpress' | Select-Object -ExpandProperty Version -ea SilentlyContinue
If ($AdobeCCExpress -ge '1.0.17.0'){
Write-Host "Installed"
Exit 0
}
else {
Exit 1
}
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Always make sure to test everything in a development environment prior to implementing anything into production. The information in this article is provided “As Is” without warranty of any kind.

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