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    Home Forums AskWoody support Microsoft Office by version Questions: Microsoft Office Some kind of office script running

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     RetiredGeek 9 months, 1 week ago.

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      Mr. Natural
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      I’m seeing a script attempting to run on systems that are still running Office 2010 and Office 2013 open license version. These systems are also making use of an E1 license of Office 365. Just a hunch but I’m guessing due to that fact Microsoft is doing something. What I’m not sure. Here’s the command attempting to run. Hopefully the forum will allow the special characters.

      [*COMMAND*] & { $isOfficeInstalled = Get-AppxPackage Microsoft.Office.Desktop -allusers; if ($isOfficeInstalled -eq $null) { Out-File -FilePath ‘Centennial.Detection.IsCentennialOfficeInstalled.scratch’ -InputObject ‘0’ -Encoding ascii; } else { Out…

      Red Ruffnsore reporting from the front lines.

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      ? says:
      looks like part of it is powershell asking if Microsoft “Centennial” is installed?
      isn’t Centennial .Net and win32 based windows store apps?

    • #185115 Reply

      AskWoody Plus

      I tried this command in an Elevated PS session:

      Get-AppxPackage Microsoft.Office.Desktop -allusers

      On both a machine with Office 365 and one With Office 2010 installed and both return Null.

      HTH 😎

      May the Forces of good computing be with you!


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