“Eclecticism, (from Greek eklektikos, “selective”), in philosophy and theology, the practice of selecting doctrines from different systems of thought without adopting the whole parent system for each doctrine.” – Encyclopaedia Britannica.
I have a question about the old OSVERSION versus the new method using a WMI call. In the previous version OSVERSION would just show “Windows 10 Home (64 bit)”, but the new WMI call shows “Microsoft Windows 10 Home (64 bit)”, which causes the end of the line to run off the screen. I know this comes directly from Win32_OperatingSystem, but is there a way to truncate this unneeded part, maybe with something like a user variable?
For the sake of others who might look at this post later — The REG key isn’t quite the same as the previous OSVERSION, as it omits the OS architecture. But I was able to create an exact match by combining two items with a user variable. Here’s the code for anyone that needs it: