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list of installed packages

Control Panel → Programs and Features shows the list of installed packages.

Tested on | Windows 10 Enterprise

create a file starting with dot in explorer

To create a file with a dot at the beginning in explorer, add another dot at the end. Like .condarc. . Explorer will allow it and remove the trailing dot.


last reboot time

tags | when was a windows machine rebooted, check when a windows machine was rebooted.

In git bash

systeminfo | grep -i "boot time"

In the Windows run box

cmd /k systeminfo | find /i "boot time"

In windows shell

systeminfo | find /i "boot time"


systeminfo | find "System Boot Time"

Works in Windows 7, Windows 2012.


Linux to Windows

tags | equivalent of foo in windows

software I am currently evaluating

wifi password

Control Panel\Network and Internet\Network and Sharing Center
-> View your active networks -> click the link after "Connections:"
-> which will be something like Wi-Fi (SSID)
-> Wireless Properties -> Security -> Network security key
-> Show characters -> enter the admin password

clear recent files list

batch script

batch file calling another batch file

windows_notes.txt · Last modified: 2022/04/06 16:48 by raju