How to get the List of All Installed Programs in Windows 10, Windows 8 and Windows 7

Its always better to have list of All Installed programs. It will be useful at the time of system reinstall or system upgrade. Without this installed programs list, you may need to hardly remember every software you installed before.

Follow these easy steps to get the Installed programs list in Windows 10, Windows 8 and Windows 7.

  1. Open “PowerShell” by clicking startmenu and type “powershell” in the search box.
  2. Click “Windows Powershell” in the list.
  3. Powershell will be opened like colored command prompt.
  4. Type the following the powershell and press enter.
    Get-ItemProperty HKLM:\Software\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\* | Select-Object DisplayName, DisplayVersion, Publisher, InstallDate | Format-Table –AutoSize
  5. It will show the list of All Installed programs on the computer.
  6. If you want to save this list to text file, simply type the following command just like doing in command prompt. Saving the screen output to text file by adding “> filename.txt” at the end of the command. Choose the file directory other than OS installed directory. It may not work with the OS installed directory due to write permissions.
    Get-ItemProperty HKLM:\Software\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\* | Select-Object DisplayName, DisplayVersion, Publisher, InstallDate | Format-Table –AutoSize > d:\installedprograms.txt
  7.  Now the list of Installed Programs will be in text format in d:\installedprograms.txt file.

How to hide or remove “Get Windows 10” white icon from Notification Area in Taskbar

There are no hide options available with the “Get Windows 10” white windows logo icon. It will only show options like how to Get Windows 10, check your PC Compatibility for Windows 10 etc.

Follow these easy steps to hide/remove “Get Windows 10” white Windows logo icon.

  1. Open Control Panel. Click Windows Update.
  2. Click change setting, On the Important Updates section the option should not be “Install Updates automatically (Recommended)”.
  3. You may choose “Download Updates but let me choose whether to install them” or “Check for updates but let me choose whether to download and install them” option.
  4. Click Ok button to return back to Windows Update screen.
  5. Click “Installed Updates” which may found in the bottom left corner.
  6. Find the Update named “KB3035583”. It may look like “Update for Microsoft Windows (KB3035583)”.
  7. After selecting that update, click Uninstall.
  8. After uninstall it will ask for Restart. Click Restart now.
  9. After a while Windows will show you a “New update available” notification.
  10. Check the new update list for “KB3035583”.
  11. If found, right click on the update item and click Hide Update Option. Then only it will not come again.
  12. After hide, you may change the update setting to Automatic (refer 2 and 3).

How to type Bengali in Windows 7

You can write Bengali in Windows 7.
Follow these steps to write Bangla in Windows 7

1. Click Start>Settings>Control Panel>Regional and Language Options

region and languages in windows 7

2. Click on the Keyboard and Languages tab.

keyboard and languages tab in windows 7

3. Click Change Keyboards button.

chagne keyboard button in windows 7

4. It will open Text Services and Input Languages window.

5. Click Add button in the Installed serviecs pane.

text services and input languages add button in windows 7

6. Find Bengali (India) in the list. Click the (+) to expand the Bengali additional options and click (+) on the keyboard to expand further.

7. Put a check on Bengali box.

choose bengali language in windows 7

8. Click Ok button. This may ask installation CD. It will not ask it already installed.

9. Click Advanced Key settings tab in the Text services and Input languages window.

10. Choose To Bengali (India) in the List shown and click Change Key sequence button to configure Hot key for Bengali language.

chagne key sequence in advanced key settings in windows 7

11. Close all open window by clicking Ok buttons.

12. Now open any text editors like MS Word, MS Excel, MS Outlook, Wordpad, Notepad or any windows 7 application.

13. Press the key combination you set for Bengali to change the input language.

14. Now you can type in Bengali.

15. Press Key sequence for Between input languages (set in Region and Languages->Keyboards and Languages->Text Services and Input Languages->Advanced Key Settings) to switch back from Bengali language.