You can easily create a list of all the programs you have installed on your PC in a text file.
Why do this? Well, if you're upgrading your operating system, or you're buying a new PC, it's very handy to have a list the programs you installed on this one. It's really easy to forget about the 'little helpers' you use every day.
Here's how to run that list:
You can open the text file with Notepad or any text editor. Print it out if you need a hard copy.
Note: The version numbers of the programs are often included in the list, but not always.