Salesforce for Outlook Registry GUIDs
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When you install Salesforce For Outlook (SFO), each version creates a GUID (Globally Unique Identifier) in the Windows Registry
I have listed the GUIDs for different versions below. I also included the steps to find these GUID installed on your computer using the Command prompt
The GUID gets created in HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\
Here is an example:
If you have SFO 2.7.01 installed on your machine, you will find the GUID in
|Resolution||You can also use the steps below to list all the installed applications on your machine and see all the details information including the GUID about them.
The steps below will also help you with obtaining the list of all installed applications into a .txt file in case you need to provide that to R&D
Using the Windows Instrumentation command-line interface (WMIC) you can create a quick list or even generate a text file or HTML or HTM file for printing.
1. Click the Start button.
2. Click All Programs and select Accessories.
3. Select Command Prompt. Right click on it and click on Run as Administrator
4. At the command prompt, type in WMIC and press Return.
5. You will see a new prompt: wmic:root\cli> as you see in the image above
6. Execute the command below to get a summary with all the information on Salesforce programs installed on the computer, in a HTML format with nice formatting, easy to read
(you MUST create the Software.hml file manually on the C drive, of if you like to create it somewhere else, you can change the path in the command below)
Example: The 'sfo' folder was created and a file name 'Software.html' was created in there.
/output:C:\sfo\Software.html product where "name like '%Salesforce for out%'" get /format:htable
If you get an error alias not found or any other kind of error, simply restart the command prompt and retry. Make sure you run it as Administrator
After running this command, it can take a few seconds before you see the results saved in the .html file. So just be patient
To get a list of all the installed applications on your computer in a .txt file, you can simply run the command below
wmic /output:software.txt product get /format:htable
To get a list of installed applications with certain information such as name version ,etc in an ice format you can use the command below. You may need to create the software.html file on the C: drive manually before running this command
/output:c:\software.html product get Name, Version, IdentifyingNumber, InstallDate, InstallLocation, InstallSource,Vendor /format:htable
**IdentifyingNumber is the GUID