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Hey, Scripting Guy! Quick-Hits Friday: The Scripting Guys Respond to a Bunch of Questions (01/23/09)

How Can I Return File Names of Files Created in Less Than an Hour from the Current Time?   Hey, Scripting Guy! I am attempting to write a script that looks at the creation dates of all files in a certain directory. If the files were created less than an hour from the current time, the script will return those file names. The script will ...

How Can I Determine Which Version of Word is Installed on a Computer?

Hey, Scripting Guy! How can I determine which version of Word is installed on a computer?-- RR Hey, RR. Turns out that this is a trickier question than you might expect. That’s because WMI does only a so-so job of retrieving information about the software installed on a computer. In theory, you can use a script like this one to get back ...