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PowerShell script to get Nic driver details and report in Excel

Here is an refurbished version of my previous script about getting Nic driver information:

$erroractionpreference = "SilentlyContinue"

$a = New-Object -comobject Excel.Application
$a.visible = $True

$b = $a.Workbooks.Add()
$c = $b.Worksheets.Item(1)

$c.Cells.Item(1,1) = "Machine Name"
$c.Cells.Item(1,2) = "Network Adapter"
$c.Cells.Item(1,3) = "Driver Provider"
$c.Cells.Item(1,4) = "Driver Date"
$c.Cells.Item(1,5) = "Driver Version"
$c.Cells.Item(1,6) = "Digital Signer"
$c.Cells.Item(1,7) = "Report Time Stamp"

$d = $c.UsedRange
$d.Interior.ColorIndex = 19
$d.Font.ColorIndex = 11
$d.Font.Bold = $True

$intRow = 2

Foreach ($strComputer in get-content C:\MachineList.Txt)
$c.Cells.Item($intRow,1) = $strComputer
$PnP = Get-WMIObject Win32_PnPSignedDriver -computer $strcomputer |where {$_.Devicename -like "HP NC*"}
Foreach ($Nic in $PnP)
$c.Cells.Item($intRow,2) = $Nic.Devicename
$c.Cells.Item($intRow,3) = $Nic.DriverProviderName

$strDate = $Nic.DriverDate
$z = $strDate.substring(0,8)
$dtyear = $z.substring(0,4)
$dtmonth = $z.substring(4,2)
$dtday = $z.substring(6,2)

$driverdate = "$dtmonth" + "/"+ "$dtday" + "/" + "$dtyear"

$c.Cells.Item($intRow,4) = [DateTime]$DriverDate
$c.Cells.Item($intRow,5) = $Nic.DriverVersion
$c.Cells.Item($intRow,6) = $Nic.Signer
$c.Cells.Item($intRow,7) = Get-Date
$intRow = $intRow + 1

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Ying Li obtained a Master degree of Medicine in China and worked in the medical field before he came to the states in 1996. He made the career switch from troubleshooting people to troubleshooting computers after he came to the states. Not entirely a surprise there, if you know that his second preference for college is Mathematics. Ying is two times Admin Framework MVP awardee (2007-2008).His previous employment experience in the US includes UUNET, MCI WorldCom. MMC (Marsh & McLennan Companies), Merrill Lynch. He is currently employed by Related Companies as a Senior Infrastructure Engineer. He is proficient in virtually all Microsoft products (Office/Back office). His craving for efficiency naturally leads him to scripting, automation and before you know it, PowerShell! He is currently a MCSE (NT4, 2000, 2003) and MCITP Server Administrator. Ying enjoys wines and love to travel. His non work related passion is to advocate Health Living!

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