List Startup folder contents, Server 2008

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  • #29167
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    I am trying to get the contents of all users' Startup folders. I have created a small script that does this (below). The problem I ran into is that a few of the target servers are 2008 and do not have PS 3.0 or higher and does not seem to support applying a property by using the .PROPERTY method (Line 2, $allusers = $
    I would appreciate any help and thank you in advance.

    $users = get-childitem c:\users 
    $allusers = $
    foreach ($alluser in $users)
    	ls "c:\users\$alluser\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Startup"
  • #29169
    Profile photo of kvprasoon

    Hi Santana,

    You can use the Select-Object cmdlet to select name and you can directly take the string by using the -ExpandProperty Parameter

    # $users = get-childitem c:\users 
    # $allusers = $
    $allusers = get-childitem c:\users | Select-Object  -ExpandProperty  Name
    foreach ($user in $allusers)
    	ls "c:\users\$user\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Startup"

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