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by Road Trip / September 15, 2007 1:48 PM PDT

I am running WinME on a HP Pavilion.
I am also running WinXP Home on a Compaq Presario.

How might I generate and retrieve a printable list of all software programs, Applications, Utilities, etc that are on these 2 systems?

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by MarkFlax Forum moderator / September 15, 2007 7:51 PM PDT
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by Kees Bakker / September 15, 2007 7:55 PM PDT
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A search for *.exe and *.com gives all programs. The command in a XP commands window for that is
dir *.exe /s /b > listexe.txt
dir *.com /s /b > listcom.txt
Then open those textfiles in Notepad or Excel and do with them what you like.

This is the start of my listexe.txt:
C:\BJPrinter\CNMWINDOWS\Canon S800 Installer\Driver\CNMSMSD.EXE
C:\BJPrinter\CNMWINDOWS\Canon S800 Installer\Driver\CNMSTMN.EXE
C:\BJPrinter\CNMWINDOWS\Canon S800 Installer\Inst\helpkicker.exe
C:\Documents and Settings\Eigenaar\Application Data\Microsoft\Installer\{45EA11B5-874D-480E-89B9-2545505BBE3E}\ARPPRODUCTICON.exe
C:\Documents and Settings\Eigenaar\Application Data\Microsoft\Installer\{9F185C48-595B-401A-A1D6-AAB324890DC4}\IconCBE855212.exe

But somehow I don't think you're interested in this, although it certainly is what you require: "the list of all software programs that are on your system.". But it might be a good basis to make what you want.


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