It ought to be kept in mind simultaneously that this technique just relates to software program signed up in Include/ Eliminate on Windows. Various other software program (e.g. PuTTY or JkDefrag which are standalone executable programs) will certainly not show up in such a listing. Yet if it remains in Include/ Get rid of, it will certainly be.

Why are you doing this?

There are numerous excellent factors:

  • You are intending to update from XP to 7 and also require a full checklist of all software program to re-install after mounting 7.
  • You are mosting likely to purchase one more computer system and also intend to duplicate it as close as feasible to the old computer system; it needs a full checklist of set up applications.
  • You intend to make a back-up duplicate of all set up software program and also desire a straightforward and also helpful checklist to make this procedure much easier.

I make certain you can think about a couple of even more. The capacity to make such a listing will certainly can be found in really helpful every so often.

On which variations of Windows should it function?

It’s recognized to service XP, View and also 7. When it comes to Win2000, I did not check it, since I do not have one – however if you have one, you can check it or upload it in the remarks listed below or it functions or otherwise …

Exactly How is it done

This is one more situation where we most likely to the command line of the excellent past to obtain points done.

In XP: Begin, Run, kind cmd, press Get in.

On View/ 7: Windows logo design, kind cmd in the search box, right-click cmd in the checklist over, run as manager.

If a black command trigger home window shows up, go into the command:


and also press Get in.

( Note: do not consist of a room in the folder header. Faucet as My checklist and also not My checklist)

After that go into:


and also press Get in.

In XP you will most likely obtain an alert that ‘wmic installs’ if you have actually never ever executed this command. If so, simply wait a min or more for it to mount itself.

View/ 7 does not have this alert.

Your command line adjustments to:

Wmic: origin/ cli >

The following point we do is develop a straightforward message data at the origin of C that we can open up with Note pad.

Get in the complying with command and also press go into:

/ result: C: MyListlist.txt item obtains name, variation

Pay unique focus to rooms and also spacing./ result is an onward reduce. C: MyList. and so on. Utilize a kickback. Likewise note that the name, variation has no rooms in between words divided by commas.

The moment it requires to develop this checklist relies on just how much you have actually set up, however it needs to not take greater than 1 min. Throughout this moment, the hard drive indication is energetic while the checklist is being tape-recorded.

When done, a brand-new line will certainly show up that merely states:

WMIC: rootcli >

Faucet now:


and also press Get in.

This is what your View/ 7 command punctual home window ought to appear like:


In XP it will certainly appear like this:


Faucet now (once more):


and also press Get in. The command punctual home window will certainly shut.

Currently we require to open our freshly produced message data to see what remains in it.

click Begin (or Windows logo design), Run, a kind C: MyList and also click OK. It will certainly appear like this:


A Windows Traveler home window will certainly open up. The only data to be there checklist or list.txt, Double-click the message data to open it. You ought to see something similar to this:


From below you can scroll via the checklist and afterwards close Note pad when done. checklist The data can after that be duplicated or relocated anywhere, or left as is.

Crucial note:

If you intend to undertake this procedure on the exact same computer system every so often, you can miss ‘MKDIR C: MyList’ a 2nd time and afterwards whenever, because you have actually produced this directory site prior to (that is, if you do not remove it.) Any type of man list.txt the data will certainly be overwritten with the brand-new one.