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What is gatherwiredinfo.vbs?

What is it?

The script does collect various networking information about the Windows system and its configuration and dumps the information into the C:\Windows\System32\Config folder. A visual basic file like this might arouse your suspicion, but this is actually just a component of the Network and Sharing Center in Windows.
(gatherwiredinfo.vbs is a system file that is installed with Windows)
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How is gatherwiredinfo.vbs loaded?

Scheduled task - gatherwiredinfo.vbs is launched automatically by registering itself into the Windows Task Scheduler under the task name '\Microsoft\Windows\Wired\GatherWiredInfo'. Task Scheduler provides the ability to schedule the launch of programs or scripts at pre-defined times or after specified time intervals or even with event-based triggers.

Community

What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.1% of all Boost users have the gatherwiredinfo.vbs file.Of the 0.1% of gatherwiredinfo.vbs users, less than 1% have disabled it.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Windows\System32\gatherwiredinfo.vbs

Are there other versions of gatherwiredinfo.vbs?

Why are multiple of the same versions listed?

Program contents

Dim FSO, shell, xslProcessor



Sub GetOSInfo(outputFileName)
    On Error Resume Next

    strComputer = "."
    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE = &H80000002

    Dim objReg, outputFile
    Dim buildDetailNames, buildDetailRegValNames

    buildDetailNames = Array("Product Name", "Version", "Build Lab", "Type")
    buildDetailRegValNames = Array("ProductName", "CurrentVersion", "BuildLabEx", "CurrentType")

    Set outputFile = FSO.OpenTextFile(outputFileName, 2, True)

    Set objReg = GetObject("winmgmts:{impersonationLevel=impersonate}!\\" &_
                     strComputer & "\root\default:StdRegProv")

    outputFile.WriteLine("[Architechture/Processor Information]")
    outputFile.WriteLine()
    outputFile.Close
    cmd = "cmd /c set processor >> " & outputFileName
    shell.Run cmd, 0, True

    Set outputFile = FSO.OpenTextFile(outputFileName, 8, True)
    
    outputFile.WriteLine()
    outputFile.WriteLine("[Operating System Information]")
    outputFile....

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows Vista (TM) Home Premium (6.0.6000.0)
Windows Vista (TM) Ultimate (6.0.6000.0)
Windows Vista Ultimate (6.0.6000.0)
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File details

File name: gatherwiredinfo.vbs
Size: 11.53 KB
Windows file protection: Yes

Scheduled task details

Name: GatherWiredInfo
Command: \Microsoft\Windows\Wired\GatherWiredInfo

Image hashes

MD5: e5983d6d9607207c938f37af82b0560c
SHA-1: d68bd9686dcb6b63d8e7105785bcf560782739fb
SHA-256: 8ac1afc8e7d1b0234e151598e9dfbac184d10aaf2fd4ed7e2e5ad7ce1de11dbc

PE image details

File packed: No
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