List Installed Programs on Windows 10


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Here is a simple trick to list all of the installed programs on your Windows 10 computer.

  1. Launch the Command Prompt by typing Command Prompt into the search box on the menu bar
  2. Right-click the app returned and select Run As Administrator
  3. At the prompt, specify wmic and press Enter
  4. The prompt changes to wmic:root\cliInstalled01
  5. Specify /output:C:\InstalledPrograms.txt product get name,version and press EnterNote: Depending on the number of programs installed, it may take a few seconds for the list to be created. Once the list is complete, you are returned to the wmic:root\cli prompt.


  6. Close the Command Prompt
  7. Open the InstalledProgramsList.txt file in Notepad++. The Name and Version of every program installed on your computer are presented in table format.Installed03

About Ken Cenerelli
I am a technical writer/programmer writer/content developer, .NET developer, Microsoft MVP, public speaker, blogger, and Microsoft Azure nerd. I blog about technology at and am on Twitter via @KenCenerelli.

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