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How to find installed programs

  1. #1


    Ghent, Belgium
    Posts : 13
    Windows 8 Enterprise 64-bit

    How to find installed programs


    Alright, this might sound as a stupid question, but I'm not able to find some of my installed programs (neither in Metro nor with the searching function at the top right corner).
    The only way I can find 'em is by going to the installed location.
    e.g. µtorrent

    Thanks in advance.

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  2. #2


    Posts : 22,582
    64-bit Windows 10


    Hello Abdullah, and welcome to Eight Forums.

    Usually installed programs will create a shortcut to be listed in your Apps screen.
    If not, then you could go to installed location to create a shortcut from the program's .exe file to use where you like, or "Pin to Start" or "Pin to Taskbar" the .exe file.

    Hope this helps,
    Shawn
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  3. #3


    Ghent, Belgium
    Posts : 13
    Windows 8 Enterprise 64-bit


    Hello Shawn,

    Thanks for your answer! I actually didn't know these, thanks for the useful information.

    Cheers
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  4. #4


    Posts : 22,582
    64-bit Windows 10


    You're most welcome.
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