To see a list of software installed on your Windows-based PC, you can follow these steps:
1. **Using Windows Settings**:
a. Open the “Settings” app. You can do this by pressing `Windows + I` keys or clicking the Start button and selecting “Settings.”
b. In the Settings window, click on “Apps.”
c. On the left sidebar, you can select “Apps & features” to see a list of all installed applications.
2. **Using Control Panel**:
a. Open the Control Panel. You can do this by searching for “Control Panel” in the Windows search bar.
b. In the Control Panel, click on “Programs” or “Programs and Features” (depending on your Windows version). This will display a list of installed programs.
3. **Using Command Prompt or PowerShell**:
a. Open Command Prompt or PowerShell as an administrator. You can do this by searching for “cmd” or “PowerShell” in the Windows search bar, right-clicking the result, and selecting “Run as administrator.”
b. Use the following command to list all installed programs:
– For Command Prompt: `wmic product get name`
– For PowerShell: `Get-WmiObject -Class Win32_Product | Select-Object -Property Name`
A quicker way is to type apps & features on the search bar as shown in the video below;