Automating the world one-liner at a time…
Ying Li has a cool PowerShell Script to list installed Software on a local computer HERE.
When I looked at it and thought to myself, I can do that with 1 line (if I cheat a little). Here it is:
PS> gp HKLM:\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\* |Select DisplayName, DisplayVersion, Publisher, InstallDate, HelpLink, UninstallString |ogv
Here is what you get for that 1 line of code:
I cheated by using OGV (Out-GridView). Ying used Excel and the output is nicer. But when you only want to spend a single line… :-)
Experiment! Enjoy! Engage!
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Nice to have thing here is an example of how to add filtering by, let's say, Diplay Name?