How to create a custom inventory that will provide you information about the installed Internet Explorer add-ons on target systems.
Brief explanation of where the values are taken from:
For this task we will have to understand first, where do we take the information from and what does it represents.
The best way to take the information is from the registry via VBscript.
The information about the current user’s Add-ons resides in the following key :
Under this key we can find the SIDs of the specific Add-on that this user has installed on the browser, moreover we can find the Type and Use Count of this Add-on. The only problem is that the key does not contain the name of the extension, there for we would need to tell the VBscript to look for the name in a different key in the registry :
Which is HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\<SID Number>\
How to create the task :
Before the task is created a new data class should be created for the data to be gathered to, for that do the following steps :