Listing All The Installed Softwares In Computer Using .Net

Don't Forget to add Imports Microsoft.Win32

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Private Sub Form1_Load(ByVal sender As System.Object, ByVal e As System.EventArgs) Handles MyBase.Load
        Dim SoftwareKey As String = "SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\UserData\S-1-5-18\Products"
        Dim rk As RegistryKey
        rk = Registry.LocalMachine.OpenSubKey(SoftwareKey)
        Dim skname As String
        Dim sname As String = String.Empty
        Dim ListView1 As New ListView
        ListView1.Dock = DockStyle.Fill
        ListView1.View = View.Details
        ListView1.Columns.Add("Installed Software")
        For Each skname In rk.GetSubKeyNames
                sname = Registry.LocalMachine.OpenSubKey(SoftwareKey).OpenSubKey(skname).OpenSubKey("InstallProperties").GetValue("DisplayName")
            Catch ex As Exception
            End Try
    End Sub
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