Returns a list of all the Start menu items found on a computer. This script requires both Windows PowerShell and the corresponding version of the .NET Framework. For more information on downloading these items see the Windows PowerShell download page (right).

PowerShell
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$strComputer = "."

$colItems = get-wmiobject -class "Win32_LogicalProgramGroupItem" -namespace "root\CIMV2" `
-computername $strComputer

foreach ($objItem in $colItems) {
      write-host "Caption: " $objItem.Caption
      write-host "Description: " $objItem.Description
      write-host "InstallationDate: " $objItem.InstallDate
      write-host "Name: " $objItem.Name
      write-host "Status: " $objItem.Status
      write-host
}