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Desktop Management Scripts to gather Basic Computer Information

List Local Computer Information
Verify That SQL Server is Installed on a Computer

You can use any of the VBScript programs below in ActiveXperts Network Monitor. Click here for an explanation about how to include scripts in ActiveXperts Network Monitor.

List Local Computer Information

Uses the Shell object to return basic configuration information for the local computer.
Set objComputer = CreateObject("Shell.LocalMachine")

Wscript.Echo "Computer name: " & objComputer.MachineName
Wscript.Echo "Shutdown allowed: " & objComputer.IsShutdownAllowed
Wscript.Echo "Friendly UI enabled: " & objComputer.IsFriendlyUIEnabled
Wscript.Echo "Guest access mode: " & objComputer.IsGuestAccessMode
Wscript.Echo "Guest account enabled: " & _
Wscript.Echo "Multiple users enabled: " & _
Wscript.Echo "Offline files enabled: " & _
Wscript.Echo "Remote connections enabled: " & _
Wscript.Echo "Undock enabled: " & objComputer.IsUndockEnabled

Verify That SQL Server is Installed on a Computer

Indicates whether SQL Server is running on a computer.
strComputer = "."
Set objWMIService = GetObject("winmgmts:" _
    & "{impersonationLevel=impersonate}!\\" & strComputer & "\root\cimv2")

Set colServices = objWMIService.ExecQuery _
    ("Select * from Win32_Service Where Name = 'MSSQLServer'")

If colServices.Count > 0 Then
    For Each objService in colServices
        Wscript.Echo "SQL Server is " & objService.State & "."
    Wscript.Echo "SQL Server is not installed on this computer."
End If