I am running a program to check whether specific software is installed on the server. For Google Chrome and Notepad++ I can use

(gp HKLM:\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\*).DisplayName -Match "Notepad"

but both WinSCP and FileZilla do not exist in the Uninstall list, however they are listed under Settings->Add/Remove Programs.

They are also not under "Computer\HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion"

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WinSCP installer is a 32-bit application (so it can be used on both 32-bit and 64-bit systems).

As such, it writes to 32-bit registry path on 64-bit systems:


I assume the same for FileZilla.

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