Create a Custom Detection Script for Fujitsu PaperStream ClickScan (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 PaperStream ClickScan using PowerShell.

How to Create a Custom Detection Script for PaperStream ClickScan

PaperStream ClickScan (Registry Detection Method)

## Check for Fujitsu PaperStream ClickScan (Registry Detection Method)
$PSClickScan = Get-ChildItem -Path "HKLM:\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall","HKLM:\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall" | Get-ItemProperty | Where-Object {$_.DisplayName -match 'PaperStream ClickScan' -and $_.UninstallString -notlike '*MsiExec.exe*' } | Select-Object -Property DisplayName, DisplayVersion, PSChildName

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


If([Version](Get-ItemPropertyValue -Path 'HKLM:\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\PaperStream SimpleScan','HKLM:\SOFTWARE\WOW6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\PaperStream SimpleScan' -Name DisplayVersion -ea SilentlyContinue) -ge '') {
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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