List of all installed applications (XP)?
theller at python.net
Thu Jun 23 14:54:40 CEST 2005
"Guy Lateur" <guy.lateur at b-b.be> writes:
> | What -- from your point of view -- is an "application"?
> Good question. Let me try to elaborate: I would like to know if people in
> our company (building techniques) are using non-licensed software (eg
> Photoshop, Office, AutoCad). So I guess by 'application' I mean commercial
> software packages like those.
> Is it safe to assume those apps get listed in AppPath? I don't think my
> users are cunning enough to mess with the registry, so I guess we're talking
> about the 'standard' installation.
> | Neither does every app have an Add/Remove Program
> | entry. (And some things have entries which aren't apps).
> Just out of curiosity: can one read the info/list one gets in Add/Remove
> Programs? It's not a problem I get results that aren't actually apps, but it
> is important I get all apps.
I think it's this registry key:
Maybe you should try HKEY_CURRENT_USER\.. or HKEY_USERS\..\.. as well.
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