How to check the Internet Explorer version on Remote Computer:

The following knowledgebase will explain the methods you can use to check the Internet Explorer version on local and remote computer.

To check settings on local computer:

You can use the following methods:

  1. Connecting to Remote Registry Service
  2. Using a script

The first method is easy but includes a lot of efforts. You can navigate to the following location in registry after connecting to remote registry:

HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer

The above registry includes the following values in right pane:

Version REG_SZ 6.0.2900.2180

To check on a Remote Computer:

You can use the below script to check the Internet Explorer version on a remote computer:

@echo off


Echo Computer Name, Internet Explorer Version >> Result.csv


For /F “Tokens=*” %%a In (%srvlist%) Do (

Set Comp_name=%%a

Set RegQry=”\\%%a\HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer” /v Version

REG.exe Query %RegQry% > CheckCC.txt

Find /i “Version” < CheckCC.txt > StringCheck.txt

FOR /f “Tokens=3” %%b in (CheckCC.txt) DO SET IE_Ver=%%b

Echo %Comp_name, %IE_Ver% >> Result.csv


The above script will check remote computer for one registry entries for checking Internet Explorer version and the results will be saved in a CSV format file.

4 thoughts on “How to check the Internet Explorer version on Remote Computer:”

  1. it didnt work for me, i only tweaked the txt file, and it only generated a blank txt file as result with headers

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