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Using Powershell to install and confirm VSE installation

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I am using a powershell script to install McAfee VSE on machines that are already agent's of an EPO machine.

I can do it successfully, but I would like to send back to the user the DAT file number (signature file / Virus Definitions) that is currently running. I can found instructions for using the UI but I am trying to do it without any UI.

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Re: Using Powershell to install and confirm VSE installation

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I'm not familiar with scripts too much, but the DAT version is reported in the registry. Could you use that to report back to the user? 

The registry location is: HKLM\Software\WOW6142Node\AVEngine

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I'm not familiar with scripts too much, but the DAT version is reported in the registry. Could you use that to report back to the user? 

The registry location is: HKLM\Software\WOW6142Node\AVEngine

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Re: Using Powershell to install and confirm VSE installation

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SUCCESS:
I found that location via that item via the powershell command:
Get-Item -Path Registry::HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Wow6432\McAfee\AVEngine

Note: my location is somewhat different than yours, but your suggestion enabled me to get to the correct place. Thanks
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Just realised I had mis-typed somehow 😄 (let's just blame it on it being later on in the day)
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Wow6432\McAfee\AVEngine is absolutely the right path!

Glad your script works!
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