[Tutor] Accessing installed windows software from python

Rikard Bosnjakovic rikard.bosnjakovic at gmail.com
Tue Feb 13 09:00:40 CET 2007

On 2/13/07, Jalil <jalilsan at gmail.com> wrote:

> I was wondering if its possible to go about writing a code to find out  all
> the installed program on a windows machines.  Basically everything under Add
> Remove Programs in the control panel.

There is no support for this in the standard Python-distribution.
However, Mark Hammond has developed a fullblown set of Win32-API
support in his win32-modules. You might want to take a peek there:


You might also want to join the python-win32 mailing list:


- Rikard.

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