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Allows to manage the plugins, clear and set a settings configuration as well as getting the default browser in the system.

Description

Manage Google Chrome and Internet Explorer 11 plugins, retrieve default browser and troubleshoot browsing-related issues. Be able to clear and set configurations.

Script Clear Chrome settings

  • Version 1.1.0.0 – Chrome is restarted after clearing settings. Some minor improvements
  • Version 1.0.0.0 – Initial release

Script Description

Clears Chrome files according to the specified parameters. Useful for troubleshooting several browsing-related issues. The script is developed for Windows 10 and 7 and Chrome 65 onwards.

Execution context and suggested scheduling

Run the script as interactive user. The script should be executed manually.

A timeout of 120 seconds is recommended.

Parameters

ID Label Description
1 Clear Chrome Settings Campaign Id UID of the campaign to notify the user that Chrome must be closed
2 Browsing History List of visited websites. Set it to “true” for deletion, “false” otherwise
3 Cache Cached images and sites. Set it to “true” for deletion, “false” otherwise
4 Cookies Cookies saved on the device by websites. Set it to “true” for deletion, “false” otherwise

Outputs

ID Label Type Description
1 Cleaned Settings StringList List of cleaned settings

Further Information

Bookmarks and passwords are not included in the available settings, as they are synchronized when logged-in in Chrome.

Script Get Chrome Plugins

  • Version 2.0.0.0 – Added plugins status and some code improvements
  • Version 1.0.0.0 – Initial release

Script Description

Retrieves the plugins currently configured for Chrome, in alphabetical order, displaying version and status.

Execution context and suggested scheduling

Run the script as interactive user. The script should be executed manually.

A timeout of 120 seconds is recommended.

Parameters

None.

Outputs

ID Label Type Description
1 Chrome Plugins Count Int Number of Chrome plugins available
2 Chrome Plugins Names StringList Chrome plugins names, followed by version and status

Script Set Google Chrome Plugins

  • Version 1.0.0.0 – Initial release

Script Description

Sets a list of plugins to be installed or banned by editing Google Chrome Policies. Removing previous policies is also possible. The script is designed for Windows 10 and 7, and Google Chrome 65 onwards.

Execution context and suggested scheduling

Run the script as local system. The script should be executed manually.

A timeout of 120 seconds is recommended.

Parameters

ID Label Description
1 Campaign Id Campaign Id to invoke when Google Chrome is needed to be closed
2 Banned Plugins Plugin Id, or a comma-separated list of plugin Ids to be banned on the device. Type “” to not change this policy
3 Mandatory Plugins Plugin Id, or a comma-separated list of plugin Ids to be installed on the device. Type “” to not change this policy
4 Remove Previous Policies Set if the previous Google Chrome policies have to be removed before applying the new ones stated in the previous parameters. Set it to “true” for deletion, “false” otherwise

Outputs

None.

Further Information

Manages plugins from all user profiles on the device, even if the profile is not the current loaded one. Plugin Id can be found in the Google Chrome Store file information. A normal user cannot disable plugins that have been installed by Google Chrome Policies. When a plugin is banned, the user cannot install it using the Google Chrome Store.

Script Clear Internet Explorer 11 settings

  • Version 1.0.0.0 – Initial release

Script Description

Clears Internet Explorer files according to the specified parameters. Useful for troubleshooting several browsing-related issues. The script is designed for Windows 10 and 7 and Internet Explorer 11.

Execution context and suggested scheduling

Run the script as interactive user. The script should be executed manually.

A timeout of 120 seconds is recommended.

Parameters

ID Label Description
1 Browsing History List of visited websites. Set it to “true” for deletion, “false” otherwise
2 Cookies Cookies and files saved on the device by websites. Set it to “true” for deletion, “false” otherwise
3 Forms Data Saved information typed into forms. Set it to “true” for deletion, “false” otherwise
4 Passwords Saved passwords. Set it to “true” for deletion, “false” otherwise
5 Temporary Files Copies of webpages, images and media. Set it to “true” for deletion, “false” otherwise

Outputs

ID Label Type Description
1 Cleaned Settings StringList List of cleaned settings

Script Get Internet Explorer Plugins

  • Version 1.0.1.0 – Additional registry paths are checked
  • Version 1.0.0.0 – Initial release

Script Description

Retrieves the plugins currently configured for Internet Explorer and displays them in alphabetical order. The script is designed for Windows 10 and 7, and Internet Explorer 11.

Execution context and suggested scheduling

Run the script as interactive user. The script should be executed manually.

A timeout of 120 seconds is recommended.

Parameters

None.

Outputs

ID Label Type Description
1 Internet Explorer Plugins Count Int Number of Internet Explorer plugins available
2 Internet Explorer Plugins Names StringList Internet Explorer plugins names

Script Set Internet Explorer Plugins

  • Version 1.0.0.0 – Initial release

Script Description

Enables or disables Internet Explorer plugins by editing Group Policies. The script is designed for Windows 10 and 7, and Internet Explorer 11.

Execution context and suggested scheduling

Run the script as local system. The script should be executed manually.

A timeout of 120 seconds is recommended.

Parameters

ID Label Description
1 Campaign Id Campaign Id to invoke when Internet Explorer is needed to be closed
2 Plugins Names Plugin name, or a comma-separated list of plugins names
3 Status Status, or comma-separated list of status, to apply to the plugin. Values expected enabled / disabled

Outputs

ID Label Type Description
1 Plugins Status StringList Internet Explorer plugins configured and their status

Further Information

Manages plugins from all user profiles on the device, even if the profile is not the current logged one.

Script Get Default Browser

  • Version 1.0.0.0 – Initial release

Script Description

Retrieves browser name that is configured as default.

Execution context and suggested scheduling

Run the script as interactive user. The script should be executed manually.

A timeout of 120 seconds is recommended.

Parameters

None.

Outputs

ID Label Type Description
1 Default Browser String Name of the default browser. Empty, if no browser associated with HTTP(S) protocol

Further Information

This script has been successfully tested with Chrome, Firefox, Opera, Internet Explorer and Edge.
Any other browser whose installation follows Microsoft standards should be equally recognized.

Content

Campaigns
Remote Actions

Required Modules

Nexthink Act
Nexthink Engage

Platforms

Windows

Compatibility

V6.14 and later
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