Windows Security Tutorials - Herong's Tutorial Examples - Version 3.00, by Dr. Herong Yang
Listing Installed Programs with HijackThis
This section provides a tutorial example on how to use the Uninstall Manager in HijackThis to review programs and components that are currently installed on a Windows system.
Another nice feature of HijackThis is the Uninstall Manager which allows you to review all programs and components that are currently installed in the system:
1. Double click "C:\local\HijackThis\HijackThis.exe". You will see HijackThis started with its main menu:
2. Click the "Open the Misc Tools section" button. You will see the configuration screen with the "Misc Tools" tab open.
3. Click the "Open Uninstall Manager" button. You will a list of programs and components currently installed on the system.
4. Click the "Save list..." button to save the list of programs and components to a file.
7-Zip 9.20 ActivePerl 5.12.2 Build 1202 Adobe AIR Adobe AIR Adobe Download Assistant Adobe Download Assistant Adobe Flash Player 11 ActiveX Adobe Flash Player 11 Plugin Adobe Help Manager Adobe Help Manager Adobe Illustrator CS6 Adobe Reader XI (11.0.05) ... Hotfix for Microsoft Visual Studio 2007 Tools for Applications - ... ... Java 7 Update 45 JavaFX 2.1.1 JavaFX 2.1.1 SDK ... Mozilla Maintenance Service MSVCRT MSVCRT110 ... Security Update for Microsoft .NET Framework 4 Client Profile (...) Security Update for Microsoft .NET Framework 4 Client Profile (...) ... Windows Live Essentials Windows Live Essentials Windows Live ID Sign-in Assistant Windows Live Installer ... Zune Zune Language Pack (CHS) Zune Language Pack (CHT) ...
This list is much more complete than the Windows admin tool in the Control Panel.
The picture below shows the Uninstall Manager of HijackThis for listing
programs and components that are currently installed on the system:
Last update: 2013.
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