Create a Custom Detection Script for Auslogics Registry Cleaner (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 Auslogics Registry Cleaner using PowerShell.

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How to Create a Custom Detection Script for Auslogics Registry Cleaner

Auslogics Registry Cleaner (File Detection Method)

## Check for Auslogics Registry Cleaner (File Detection Method)
$RegistryCleanerExe = (Get-ChildItem -Path "C:\Program Files\Auslogics\Registry Cleaner\RegistryCleaner.exe","C:\Program Files (x86)\Auslogics\Registry Cleaner\RegistryCleaner.exe" -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue)
$RegistryCleanerExe.FullName
$RegistryCleanerPath = $($RegistryCleanerExe.FullName).Replace("C:\Program Files\","").Replace("C:\Program Files (x86)\","")
$FileVersion = (Get-Item -Path "$($RegistryCleanerExe.FullName)" -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue).VersionInfo.FileVersion

## Create Text File with Auslogics Registry Cleaner File Detection Method
$FilePath = "C:\Windows\Temp\Auslogics_Registry_Cleaner_Detection_Method.txt"
New-Item -Path "$FilePath" -Force
Set-Content -Path "$FilePath" -Value "If([String](Get-Item -Path `"`$Env:ProgramFiles\$RegistryCleanerPath`",`"`${Env:ProgramFiles(x86)}\$RegistryCleanerPath`" -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue).VersionInfo.FileVersion -ge `"$FileVersion`"){"
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 Auslogics Registry Cleaner Detection Method script required to detect the current version of Auslogics Registry Cleaner that is installed on the device you are running the script from.

Example:

If([String](Get-Item -Path "$Env:ProgramFiles\Auslogics\Registry Cleaner\RegistryCleaner.exe","${Env:ProgramFiles(x86)}\Auslogics\Registry Cleaner\RegistryCleaner.exe" -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue).VersionInfo.FileVersion -ge "9.3.0.1"){
Write-Host "Installed"
Exit 0
}
else {
Exit 1
}

Auslogics Registry Cleaner (Registry Detection Method)

## Check for Auslogics Registry Cleaner (Registry Detection Method)
$RegistryCleaner = Get-ChildItem -Path "HKLM:\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall","HKLM:\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall" | Get-ItemProperty | Where-Object {$_.DisplayName -match 'Auslogics Registry Cleaner' } | Select-Object -Property DisplayName, DisplayVersion, PSChildName
$RegistryCleaner.DisplayVersion
$RegistryCleaner.PSChildName

## Create Text File with Auslogics Registry Cleaner Registry Detection Method
$FilePath = "C:\Windows\Temp\Auslogics_Registry_Cleaner_Detection_Method.txt"
New-Item -Path "$FilePath" -Force
Set-Content -Path "$FilePath" -Value "If([Version](Get-ItemPropertyValue -Path 'HKLM:\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\$($RegistryCleaner.PSChildName)','HKLM:\SOFTWARE\WOW6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\$($RegistryCleaner.PSChildName)' -Name DisplayVersion -ea SilentlyContinue) -ge '$($RegistryCleaner.DisplayVersion)') {"
Add-Content -Path "$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 Auslogics Registry Cleaner Detection Method script required to detect the current version of Auslogics Registry Cleaner that is installed on the device you are running the script from.

Example:

If([Version](Get-ItemPropertyValue -Path 'HKLM:\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{8D8024F1-2945-49A5-9B78-5AB7B11D7942}_is1','HKLM:\SOFTWARE\WOW6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{8D8024F1-2945-49A5-9B78-5AB7B11D7942}_is1' -Name DisplayVersion -ea SilentlyContinue) -ge '9.3.0.1') {
Write-Host "Installed"
Exit 0
}
else {
Exit 1
}

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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