does my computer keep track of which programs i have installed..?

i would like to keep a log of which programs i have installed on my computer.
does it keep a list Chronically of what waas installed, and when ?
i am using Win 7 , but curious for Win XP too.
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TechnoChatWintel Administrator / Cloud ComputingCommented:

START>RUN> type APPWIZ.CPL and hit enter, it will open a list with installed application on your system with installation dates and other details.

Or else you can try MyUninstaller from 


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