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Alphabetize the All Programs menu

Have you collected a ton of programs over time? Is it impossible to find anything on the All Programs menu?

Go to the All Programs menu and right click on any one of them. Choose "Sort by Name." Done!

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How to locate serials for programs on my PC


On your old PC try this...

Some programs "not all", when they install on Windows, will log their serial # in the Windows Registry.
Click on the [START} button. Select [RUN} and type REGEDIT and hit the [ENTER] key.
The registry should open...

DO NOT CHANGE ANYTHING WHILE IN HERE UNLESS YOU KNOW WHAT YOU ARE DOING!

We aren't going to change anything here, we are just going to look!

At the top of the Registry there is a menu...
Select {EDIT} then click on {FIND}.

In the search box type SERIALNUMBER.
the word serialnumber should have NO SPACES...
Once this is done press the [ENTER] key on the keyboard.

On the left will be folders with Program Names, on the right will be the info that you are looking for.
There is a TON on info in the Registry so take your time.
Press the [F3] button on your keyboard to see the next item found.
Slowly keep pressing [F3] until you see the program needed on the LEFT SIDE of the screen.
On the RIGHT SIDE may be the info that you are looking for...

Keep doing this until you have the info wanted then just EXIT out of the Registry...
Like I said NOT ALL programs put the Serial Numbers in the registry, but this is the first place to look.


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