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Get-BluGenieAutoRuns



Get-BluGenieAutoRuns

SYNOPSIS

Get-BluGenieAutoRuns reports on what programs are configured to run during system bootup or login

SYNTAX

Get-BluGenieAutoRuns [[-ToolPath] <String>] [[-Algorithm] <String>] [[-Signature]] [[-HideSigned] <String>] [-ClearGarbageCollecting] [-UseCache] [-CachePath <String>] [-RemoveCache] [-DBName <String>] [-DBPath
<String>] [-UpdateDB] [-ForceDBUpdate] [-NewDBTable] [-Walkthrough] [-ReturnObject] [-OutUnEscapedJSON] [-OutYaml] [-FormatView <String>] [<CommonParameters>]

DESCRIPTION

Get-BluGenieAutoRuns reports on what programs are configured to run during system bootup or login, and when you start various built-in Windows applications like Internet Explorer, Explorer and media players. These programs and drivers include ones in your startup folder, Run, RunOnce, and other Registry keys.

EXAMPLES

EXAMPLE 1

Command: Get-BluGenieAutoRuns
Description: Report on currently configured auto-start applications as well as the full list of Registry and file system locations available for auto-start configuration
Notes:

EXAMPLE 2

Command: Get-BluGenieAutoRuns -Algorithm SHA256
Description: Report on currently configured auto-start information, also display the Hash Algorithm in "SHA256"
Notes: The Hash Algorithm will be set to "SHA256". The default is "MD5"

EXAMPLE 3

Command: Get-BluGenieAutoRuns -Signature -HideSigned Microsoft
Description: Report on currently configured auto-start information that do not have an Authorized Signature from Microsoft.
Notes: This report will quickly identify any 3rd party or unsigned entries.
To display Signature information you need to use the (-Signature) switch

EXAMPLE 4

Command: Get-BluGenieAutoRuns -Signature -HideSigned All
Description: Report on currently configured auto-start information that do not have an Authorized Signature.
Notes: This report will quickly identify any 3rd party or unsigned entries.
To display Signature information you need to use the (-Signature) switch

EXAMPLE 5

Command: Get-BluGenieAutoRuns -Signature
Description: Report on currently configured auto-start information with Authorized Signature Information.
Notes:

EXAMPLE 6

Command: Get-BluGenieAutoRuns -ToolPath 'C:\Temp\AutoRunSC.exe'
Description: Locate the AutoRun tool under C:\Temp and Report on currently configured auto-start information
Notes:

EXAMPLE 7

Command: Get-BluGenieAutoRuns -UseCache
Description: Cache found objects to disk to not over tax Memory resources
Notes: By default the Cache location is %SystemDrive%\Windows\Temp

EXAMPLE 8

Command: Get-BluGenieAutoRuns -UseCache -RemoveCache
Description: Remove Cache data
Notes:

EXAMPLE 9

Command: Get-BluGenieAutoRuns -SearchPath Temp -Recurse -UseCache -CachePath $Env:Temp
Description: Change the Cache path to the current users Temp directory
Notes: By default the Cache location is %SystemDrive%\Windows\Temp

EXAMPLE 10

Command: Get-BluGenieAutoRuns -UseCache -ClearGarbageCollecting
Description: Scan large directories and limit the memory used to track data
Notes:

EXAMPLE 11

Command: Get-BluGenieAutoRuns -UpdateDB
Description: Search every user and system Temp directory for all normal file information including hash and save the return to a DB
Notes: The default path is $('{0}\BluGenie' -f $env:ProgramFiles) Example: C:\Program Files\BluGenie

EXAMPLE 12

Command: Get-BluGenieAutoRuns -Help
Description: Call Help Information
Notes: If Help / WalkThrough is setup as a parameter, this script will be called to setup the Dynamic Help Menu if not the normal Get-Help will be called with the -Full parameter

EXAMPLE 13

Command: Get-BluGenieAutoRuns -WalkThrough
Description: Call Help Information [2]
Notes: If Help / WalkThrough is setup as a parameter, this script will be called to setup the Dynamic Help Menu if not the normal Get-Help will be called with the -Full parameter

EXAMPLE 14

Command: Get-BluGenieAutoRuns -OutUnEscapedJSON
Description: <command_here> and Return Output as UnEscaped JSON format
Notes: The OutUnEscapedJSON is used to beatify the JSON return and not Escape any Characters. Normal return data is a Hash Table.

EXAMPLE 15

Command: Get-BluGenieAutoRuns -ReturnObject
Description: <command_here> and Return Output an Object
Notes: The ReturnObject is used to return a PowerShell Object. Normal return data is a Hash Table.

EXAMPLE 16

Command: Get-BluGenieAutoRuns -SearchPath Temp -Recurse -OutYaml
Description: Return a detailed function report in YAML format
Notes: The OutUnEscapedJSON is used to Beautify the JSON return and not Escape any Characters. Normal return data is a Hash Table.

EXAMPLE 17

Command: Get-BluGenieAutoRuns -SearchPath Temp -Recurse -ReturnObject
Description: Return Output as a Object
Notes: The ReturnObject is used to return a PowerShell Object. Normal return data is a Hash Table.
This parameter is also used with the ForMat

EXAMPLE 18

Command: Get-BluGenieAutoRuns -SearchPath Temp -Recurse -ReturnObject -FormatView Yaml
Description: Output PSObject information in Yaml format
Notes: Current formats supported by default are ('Table','Custom','CustomModified','None','JSON','OutUnEscapedJSON','CSV', 'Yaml', 'XML')
Default is set to (None) and normal PSObject.

PARAMETERS

ToolPath

-ToolPath <String>
Description: ToolPath for the AutoRunSC.exe
Notes: The default ToolPath is ( .\Tools\SysinternalsSuite ) with a backup path of ( $env:Windir\Temp )
Alias:
ValidateSet:
Required? false
Position? 1
Default value $(Join-Path -Path $ToolsDirectory -ChildPath 'SysinternalsSuite')
Accept pipeline input? false
Accept wildcard characters? false

Algorithm

-Algorithm <String>
Description: Specifies the cryptographic hash to use for computing the hash value of the contents of the specified file.
Notes: The acceptable values for this parameter are:
- SHA1
- SHA256
- SHA384
- SHA512
- MACTripleDES
- MD5 = (Default)
- RIPEMD160
Alias:
ValidateSet: 'MACTripleDES','MD5','RIPEMD160','SHA1','SHA256','SHA384','SHA512'
Required? false
Position? 2
Default value MD5
Accept pipeline input? false
Accept wildcard characters? false

Signature

-Signature [<SwitchParameter>]
Description: Query Signature information
Notes: This will slow down the query
Alias:
ValidateSet:
Required? false
Position? 3
Default value False
Accept pipeline input? false
Accept wildcard characters? false

HideSigned

-HideSigned <String>
Description: Hide signed files to help quickly identify 3rd party or unsigned entries
Notes:
Alias:
ValidateSet: 'Item1','Item2','Item3'
Required? false
Position? 4
Default value
Accept pipeline input? false
Accept wildcard characters? false

ClearGarbageCollecting

-ClearGarbageCollecting [<SwitchParameter>]
Description: Garbage Collection in Powershell to Speed up Scripts and help lower memory consumption
Notes: This is enabled by default. To disable use -ClearGarbageCollecting:$False
Alias:
ValidateSet:
Required? false
Position? named
Default value False
Accept pipeline input? false
Accept wildcard characters? false

UseCache

-UseCache [<SwitchParameter>]
Description: Cache found objects to disk. This is to not over tax Memory resources with found artifacts
Notes: By default the Cache location is %SystemDrive%\Windows\Temp
Alias:
ValidateSet:
Required? false
Position? named
Default value False
Accept pipeline input? false
Accept wildcard characters? false

CachePath

-CachePath <String>
Description: Path to store the Cache information
Notes: By default the Cache location is %SystemDrive%\Windows\Temp
Alias:
ValidateSet:
Required? false
Position? named
Default value $('{0}\Windows\Temp\{1}.log' -f $env:SystemDrive, $(New-BluGenieUID))
Accept pipeline input? false
Accept wildcard characters? false

RemoveCache

-RemoveCache [<SwitchParameter>]
Description: Remove Cache data on completion
Notes: Cache information is removed right before the data is returned to the calling process
Alias:
ValidateSet:
Required? false
Position? named
Default value False
Accept pipeline input? false
Accept wildcard characters? false

DBName

-DBName <String>
Description: Database Name (Without extention)
Notes: The default name is set to 'BluGenie'
Alias:
ValidateSet:
Required? false
Position? named
Default value BluGenie
Accept pipeline input? false
Accept wildcard characters? false

DBPath

-DBPath <String>
Description: Path to either Save or Update the Database
Notes: The default path is $('{0}\BluGenie' -f $env:ProgramFiles) Example: C:\Program Files\BluGenie
Alias:
ValidateSet:
Required? false
Position? named
Default value $('{0}\BluGenie' -f $env:ProgramFiles)
Accept pipeline input? false
Accept wildcard characters? false

UpdateDB

-UpdateDB [<SwitchParameter>]
Description: Save return data to the Sqlite Database
Notes:
Alias:
ValidateSet:
Required? false
Position? named
Default value False
Accept pipeline input? false
Accept wildcard characters? false

ForceDBUpdate

-ForceDBUpdate [<SwitchParameter>]
Description: Force an update of the return data to the Sqlite Database
Notes: By default only new items are saved. The primary key is ( FullName )
Alias:
ValidateSet:
Required? false
Position? named
Default value False
Accept pipeline input? false
Accept wildcard characters? false

NewDBTable

-NewDBTable [<SwitchParameter>]
Required? false
Position? named
Default value False
Accept pipeline input? false
Accept wildcard characters? false

Walkthrough

-Walkthrough [<SwitchParameter>]
Description: Start the dynamic help menu system to help walk through the current command and all of the parameters
Notes:
Alias: Help
ValidateSet:
Required? false
Position? named
Default value False
Accept pipeline input? false
Accept wildcard characters? false

ReturnObject

-ReturnObject [<SwitchParameter>]
Description: Return information as an Object
Notes: By default the data is returned as a Hash Table
Alias:
ValidateSet:
Required? false
Position? named
Default value False
Accept pipeline input? false
Accept wildcard characters? false

OutUnEscapedJSON

-OutUnEscapedJSON [<SwitchParameter>]
Description: Remove UnEsacped Char from the JSON information.
Notes: This will beautify json and clean up the formatting.
Alias:
ValidateSet:
Required? false
Position? named
Default value False
Accept pipeline input? false
Accept wildcard characters? false

OutYaml

-OutYaml [<SwitchParameter>]
Description: Return detailed information in Yaml Format
Notes: Only supported in Posh 3.0 and above
Alias:
ValidateSet:
Required? false
Position? named
Default value False
Accept pipeline input? false
Accept wildcard characters? false

FormatView

-FormatView <String>
Description: Automatically format the Return Object
Notes: Yaml is only supported in Posh 3.0 and above
Alias:
ValidateSet: 'Table','Custom','CustomModified','None','JSON','OutUnEscapedJSON','CSV', 'Yaml'
Required? false
Position? named
Default value None
Accept pipeline input? false
Accept wildcard characters? false

CommonParameters

This cmdlet supports the common parameters: -Debug, -ErrorAction, -ErrorVariable, -InformationAction, -InformationVariable, -OutVariable, -OutBuffer, -PipelineVariable, -Verbose, -WarningAction, and -WarningVariable. For more information, see about_CommonParameters.