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Does anyone know how to determine which OS is being used? At the moment I am using sysinfo and it returns the same for 2000 and NT4, I presume that it looks at the file system or something...

Any help would be great.


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This might not be the ideal way but normally I use:

Set oShell = CreateObject("Wscript.Shell")
arrRegValue = oShell.RegRead("HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Micros oft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\ProductName")

This will read the productName value in the reg and depending on the value do whatever. Normally if u only running 2 OS versions you could only check for the common one then assume the rest would be the other.

Maybe this helps.


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Hello Marnus,

Thanks for your help, it looks like just what I was looking for. I will give it a go and see what happens.



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