ProgramData\regid.2002-09.com.jpsoft

May 20, 2008
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Syracuse, NY, USA
They're obviously used by the installer and other vendors use them too.

Code:
v:\> ffind /s /a: /m c:\regid*.swidtag
C:\ProgramData\regid.2015-05.exe.textpad_83F5EF12-C2F9-4C11-A5C5-57A7B2D7AD25.swidtag
C:\ProgramData\regid.1991-06.com.microsoft\regid.1991-06.com.microsoft Office 16 Click-to-Run Extensibility Component.swidtag
C:\ProgramData\regid.1991-06.com.microsoft\regid.1991-06.com.microsoft Office 16 Click-to-Run Localization Component.swidtag
C:\ProgramData\regid.1991-06.com.microsoft\regid.1991-06.com.microsoft.6b6f020f.swidtag
C:\ProgramData\regid.1991-06.com.microsoft\regid.1991-06.com.microsoft.f864fbbd.swidtag
C:\ProgramData\regid.1991-06.com.microsoft\regid.1991-06.com.microsoft_Windows-10-Pro-for-Workstations.swidtag
C:\ProgramData\regid.2002-09.com.jpsoft\regid.2002-09.com.jpsoft_37eb1e65-a1cd-40d0-809c-1708e29a6a2b.swidtag
C:\ProgramData\regid.2002-09.com.jpsoft\regid.2002-09.com.jpsoft_efc21f19-91df-48fd-841a-d8e367ac9d4e.swidtag
C:\Users\All Users\regid.2015-05.exe.textpad_83F5EF12-C2F9-4C11-A5C5-57A7B2D7AD25.swidtag
C:\Users\All Users\regid.1991-06.com.microsoft\regid.1991-06.com.microsoft Office 16 Click-to-Run Extensibility Component.swidtag
C:\Users\All Users\regid.1991-06.com.microsoft\regid.1991-06.com.microsoft Office 16 Click-to-Run Localization Component.swidtag
C:\Users\All Users\regid.1991-06.com.microsoft\regid.1991-06.com.microsoft.6b6f020f.swidtag
C:\Users\All Users\regid.1991-06.com.microsoft\regid.1991-06.com.microsoft.f864fbbd.swidtag
C:\Users\All Users\regid.1991-06.com.microsoft\regid.1991-06.com.microsoft_Windows-10-Pro-for-Workstations.swidtag
C:\Users\All Users\regid.2002-09.com.jpsoft\regid.2002-09.com.jpsoft_37eb1e65-a1cd-40d0-809c-1708e29a6a2b.swidtag
C:\Users\All Users\regid.2002-09.com.jpsoft\regid.2002-09.com.jpsoft_efc21f19-91df-48fd-841a-d8e367ac9d4e.swidtag

v:\> ffind /s /a: /m d:\regid*.swidtag
D:\betaraw\regid.2002-09.com.jpsoft_37eb1e65-a1cd-40d0-809c-1708e29a6a2b.swidtag
D:\tc24\regid.2002-09.com.jpsoft_efc21f19-91df-48fd-841a-d8e367ac9d4e.swidtag
D:\tc25\regid.2002-09.com.jpsoft_efc21f19-91df-48fd-841a-d8e367ac9d4e.swidtag
D:\tc25x86\regid.2002-09.com.jpsoft_efc21f19-91df-48fd-841a-d8e367ac9d4e.swidtag
D:\tc26\regid.2002-09.com.jpsoft_37eb1e65-a1cd-40d0-809c-1708e29a6a2b.swidtag
D:\tc27\regid.2002-09.com.jpsoft_37eb1e65-a1cd-40d0-809c-1708e29a6a2b.swidtag
D:\TC28\regid.2002-09.com.jpsoft_37eb1e65-a1cd-40d0-809c-1708e29a6a2b.swidtag
D:\tc29\regid.2002-09.com.jpsoft_37eb1e65-a1cd-40d0-809c-1708e29a6a2b.swidtag
D:\TextPad7\regid.2015-05.exe.textpad_83F5EF12-C2F9-4C11-A5C5-57A7B2D7AD25.swidtag

This is from NIST.gov (National Institute of Standards and Technology).

SWID Tag files contain descriptive information about a specific release of a software product. The SWID standard defines a lifecycle where a SWID Tag is added to an endpoint as part of the software product's installation process and deleted by the product's uninstall process.
 
Apr 2, 2011
1,585
14
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North Carolina, USA
They're obviously used by the installer and other vendors use them too.

Code:
v:\> ffind /s /a: /m c:\regid*.swidtag
C:\ProgramData\regid.2015-05.exe.textpad_83F5EF12-C2F9-4C11-A5C5-57A7B2D7AD25.swidtag
C:\ProgramData\regid.1991-06.com.microsoft\regid.1991-06.com.microsoft Office 16 Click-to-Run Extensibility Component.swidtag
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This is from NIST.gov (National Institute of Standards and Technology).
Why not just use DIR ......