Returns a list of software that was installed on a computer using Windows Installer. This information is then written to a text file.

This script was tested using Perl for Microsoft Windows, available from ActiveState.

use Win32::OLE('in');
use constant wbemFlagReturnImmediately => 0x10;
use constant wbemFlagForwardOnly => 0x20;

$computer = ".";
$objWMIService = Win32::OLE->GetObject
    ("winmgmts:\\\\$computer\\root\\CIMV2") or die "WMI connection failed.\n";
$colItems = $objWMIService->ExecQuery
    ("SELECT * FROM Win32_Product","WQL",wbemFlagReturnImmediately | wbemFlagForwardOnly);

foreach my $objItem (in $colItems)
      print "Caption: $objItem->{Caption}\n";
      print "Description: $objItem->{Description}\n";
      print "Identifying Number: $objItem->{IdentifyingNumber}\n";
      print "Install Date: $objItem->{InstallDate}\n";
      print "Install Date 2: $objItem->{InstallDate2}\n";
      print "Install Location: $objItem->{InstallLocation}\n";
      print "Install State: $objItem->{InstallState}\n";
      print "Name: $objItem->{Name}\n";
      print "Package Cache: $objItem->{PackageCache}\n";
      print "SKU Number: $objItem->{SKUNumber}\n";
      print "Vendor: $objItem->{Vendor}\n";
      print "Version: $objItem->{Version}\n";
      print "\n";