Need a listing of everything you've got in a Windows folder? You could grab screenshots, but that's a pain when there are lots of files. A quick command-line trick gives you an easily printable directory of contents.
The Online Tech Tips help blog points out a command line trick that makes Windows dump the contents of any folder into a text file of your choosing. If you're handy with a command line, all you need to do is launch the command prompt as an administrator, navigate to the folder/directory you want a file listing of, then enter this command:
The results is a contents.txt file in that directory with your print-friendly listing. You can name it whatever you'd like, of course. If you need a little more help launching your terminal and getting to where you're going, hit the link for the full instructions, or check out our earlier Lifehacker 101 post on a similar theme.
Print the Contents of Any Windows 7 Folder [Online Tech Tips]