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Revisiting: Listing all the COM automation PROGIDs

In the blog entry Listing all the COM automation PROGIDs http://blogs.msdn.com/powershell/archive/2006/06/29/650913.aspx . I showed how you could use the registry to get all the progids that you can use for COM automation. Here is a way to do the same thing via WMI (which allows you to do it to remote machines): Get-WMIObject ...

GetObject()

Monad provides a way to create new com objects with new-object $ie = New-Object -ComObject InternetExplorer.Application$ie.Navigate2(http://blogs.msdn.com/monad)$ie.Visible=1 Great but what about if you want to bind to an existing object?  Where is the equivalent of GetObject()? This is one of those good new/bad news stories.  First ...

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