program for listing programs?

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  1. failurbydesign

    failurbydesign music MUSIC music Political User

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    i was wondering if there was a program that can gather all the information of programs i have installed on my computer and allow me to print them out, im getting a new computer and want to make sure i have all the programs i need...
     
  2. NetRyder

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    Assuming all your applications are installed in the Program Files folder, you can create a list without any third-party software.

    Code:
    Start>Run>cmd
    cd "C:\Program Files"
    dir > programs.txt
    Open up programs.txt in Notepad and print out the list. :)
     
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  3. failurbydesign

    failurbydesign music MUSIC music Political User

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    thats soo damn cool..thanks..that was just what i needed...
     
  4. sean.ferguson

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    ah, the joys of DOS. :laugh:
     
  5. NetRyder

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    Command Prompt...useful even in this day and age. :D
     
  6. failurbydesign

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    i gave you a star :)
     
  7. NetRyder

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    Thanks! Glad to help. ;)
     
  8. muzikool

    muzikool Act your wage. Political User

    I can't believe I never thought of that. I'd always take a screenshot of Add/Remove. :suprised:
     
  9. NetRyder

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    Yeah, and the trouble with that is there are certain apps that don't use installers (just unzip and go), and those wouldn't be listed under the Add/Remove Programs panel. :)
     
  10. Kr0m

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    Nor if you keep some programs installed in different folders.
    ie: Some internet related apps I install to a folder called 'Net'.

    Perhaps a screenie of something else? a place in the registry?
     
  11. LordOfLA

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    cd\
    dir /ad /s > lpt1:

    grab coffee while your printer spews every single diretory on the drive :)
     
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  13. enuffsaid

    enuffsaid OSNN Junior Addict

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    or...

    dir *.exe /s > list.txt

    for all executables including those in sub dirs.
     
  14. Admiral Michael

    Admiral Michael Michaelsoft Systems CEO Folding Team


    Nice, REP Point!

    I used dir /ad /s > C:\dir.txt instead so I dont have to print it off :D