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  • Is there a way to determine if the FBWF writer filter has ever been disabled on a system?  We're interested in checking this flag to indicate if a deployed system has ever had it's write filter disabled and hence the configuration has been contaminated.  This is particularly valuable to us during development.

    Tuesday, February 14, 2012 6:59 PM

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  • e.g. : if you run the manager you get the state.. you also can pipe the value with find and than compare with if statements to get a result.

    you also can than e.g. write a file like "on" or "off" or anything you want.


    Windows Embedded Developer and Scripting Guy //Germany

    Tuesday, February 14, 2012 7:04 PM
  • thanks KNARZ, but that tells me if FBWF is currently disabled but not whether FBWF has ever been disabled.
    • Edited by beemr007 Tuesday, February 14, 2012 7:06 PM
    Tuesday, February 14, 2012 7:05 PM
  • ah sry. - hm... i don't think there is a log. but you may should take a look at eventlog.
    Or you develop a manager program by yourself and log the events. (and remove the normal manager of course)

    Windows Embedded Developer and Scripting Guy //Germany


    • Edited by KNARZ Tuesday, February 14, 2012 7:18 PM
    Tuesday, February 14, 2012 7:17 PM