Sysinternals Utilities

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"The Sysinternals web site was created in 1996 by Mark Russinovich and Bryce Cogswell to host their advanced system utilities and technical information. Microsoft acquired Sysinternals in July, 2006. Whether you’re an IT Pro or a developer, you’ll find Sysinternals utilities to help you manage, troubleshoot and diagnose your Windows systems and applications. If you have a question about a tool or how to use them, please visit the Sysinternals Forum for answers and help from other users

Sysinternals Utilities Index

Sysinternals Suite
The entire set of Sysinternals Utilities rolled up into a single download.

v4.23 (December 19, 2008)
This update fixes a bug that sometimes caused AccessChk to not show the full list of rights and privileged assigned to a user account.

1.32 (November 1, 2006)
This simple yet powerful security tool shows you who has what access to directories, files and Registry keys on your systems. Use it to find holes in your permissions.

v1.01 (November 27, 2007)
Active Directory Explorer is an advanced Active Directory (AD) viewer and editor.

v1.01 (November 20, 2007)
An LDAP (Light-weight Directory Access Protocol) real-time monitoring tool aimed at troubleshooting Active Directory client applications.

v1.1 (November 1, 2006)
Undelete Server 2003 Active Directory objects.

v2.10 (November 1, 2006)
Bypass password screen during logon.

v9.38 (January 12, 2009)
See what programs are configured to startup automatically when your system boots and you login. Autoruns also shows you the full list of Registry and file locations where applications can configure auto-start settings.

v4.14 (August 8, 2008)
This fully-configurable program automatically generates desktop backgrounds that include important information about the system including IP addresses, computer name, network adapters, and more.

v3.2 (November 1, 2006)
This screen saver not only accurately simulates Blue Screens, but simulated reboots as well (complete with CHKDSK), and works on Windows NT 4, Windows 2000, Windows XP, Server 2003 and Windows 9x.

v1.0 (November 1, 2006)
CacheSet is a program that allows you to control the Cache Manager’s working set size using functions provided by NT. It’s compatible with all versions of NT.

v1.0 (November 1, 2006)
View the resolution of the system clock, which is also the maximum timer resolution.

v1.55 (September 30, 2008)
Wish you could quickly defragment your frequently used files? Use Contig to optimize individual files, or to create new files that are contiguous.

v1.0 (September 11, 2008)
Coreinfo is a new command-line utility that shows you the mapping between logical processors and the physical processor, NUMA node, and socket on which they reside, as well as the cache’s assigned to each logical processor.

v2.0 (November 1, 2006)
This is a kernel-mode driver that demonstrates keyboard input filtering just above the keyboard class driver in order to turn caps-locks into control keys. Filtering at this level allows conversion and hiding of keys before NT even "sees" them. Ctrl2cap also shows how to use NtDisplayString() to print messages to the initialization blue-screen.

v4.76 (October 16, 2008)
Another first from Sysinternals: This program intercepts calls made to DbgPrint by device drivers and OutputDebugString made by Win32 programs. It allows for viewing and recording of debug session output on your local machine or across the Internet without an active debugger.

v1.0 (August 21, 2008)
This new utility enables you to create up to four virtual desktops and to use a tray interface or hotkeys to preview what’s on each desktop and easily switch between them.

v1.1 (May 14, 2007)
Display volume disk-mappings.

v2.01 (November 1, 2006)
This utility captures all hard disk activity or acts like a software disk activity light in your system tray.

v2.21 (November 1, 2006)
Graphical disk sector utility.

Disk Usage (DU)
v1.33 (December 10, 2008)
View disk usage by directory.

v1.02 (November 1, 2006)
View information for encrypted files.

v7.04 (November 1, 2006)
This monitoring tool lets you see all file system activity in real-time.

v3.42 (November 19, 2008)
This handy command-line utility will show you what files are open by which processes, and much more.

v1.0 (November 1, 2006)
Convert hex numbers to decimal and vice versa.

v1.05 (July 24, 2007)
Create Win2K NTFS symbolic links.

v1.02 (November 1, 2006)
Dump the contents of the Logical Disk Manager’s on-disk database, which describes the partitioning of Windows 2000 Dynamic disks.

v2.25 (November 1, 2006)
List all the DLLs that are currently loaded, including where they are loaded and their version numbers. Version 2.0 prints the full path names of loaded modules.

v3.0 (November 1, 2006)
Use Microsoft kernel debuggers to examine a live system.

v1.0 (November 1, 2006)
See the order in which devices are loaded on your WinNT/2K system.

v1.0 (November 1, 2006)
List the active logon sessions on a system.

v1.0 (November 1, 2006)
Allows you to schedule move and delete commands for the next reboot.

v4.10 (November 1, 2006)
Learn about the computer SID problem everybody has been talking about and get a free computer SID changer, NewSID.

v1.0 (November 1, 2006)
Use NTFSInfo to see detailed information about NTFS volumes, including the size and location of the Master File Table (MFT) and MFT-zone, as well as the sizes of the NTFS meta-data files.

v2.32 (November 1, 2006)
Defragment your paging files and Registry hives.

v1.1 (November 1, 2006)
Enumerate the list of file rename and delete commands that will be executed the next boot.

v3.02 (November 1, 2006)
Monitor serial and parallel port activity with this advanced monitoring tool. It knows about all standard serial and parallel IOCTLs and even shows you a portion of the data being sent and received. Version 3.x has powerful new UI enhancements and advanced filtering capabilities.

Process Explorer
v11.32 (January 12, 2009)
Find out what files, registry keys and other objects processes have open, which DLLs they have loaded, and more. This uniquely powerful utility will even show you who owns each process.

Process Monitor
v2.03 (December 10, 2008)
Monitor file system, Registry, process, thread and DLL activity in real-time.

v1.10 (November 1, 2006)
This applet reports processor and Windows support for Physical Address Extensions and No Execute buffer overflow protection.

v1.94 (January 4, 2008)
Execute processes with limited-user rights.

v1.02 (December 4, 2006)
See what files are opened remotely.

v1.43 (December 4, 2006)
Displays the SID of a computer or a user.

v1.75 (July 9, 2007)
Obtain information about a system.

v1.12 (December 4, 2006)
Terminate local or remote processes.

v1.28 (December 4, 2006)
Show information about processes and threads.

v1.33 (December 4, 2006)
Show users logged on to a system.

v2.64 (December 4, 2006)
Dump event log records.

v1.22 (December 4, 2006)
Changes account passwords.

v2.22 (January 11, 2008)
View and control services.

v2.52 (December 4, 2006)
Shuts down and optionally reboots a computer.

v1.06 (December 4, 2006)
Suspend and resume processes.

v2.43 (February 12, 2007)
The PsTools suite includes command-line utilities for listing the processes running on local or remote computers, running processes remotely, rebooting computers, dumping event logs, and more.

v1.10 (November 1, 2006)
Scan for and delete Registry keys that contain embedded null-characters that are otherwise undeleteable by standard Registry-editing tools.

v1.0 (November 1, 2006)
Creates a key called "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESoftwareSysinternalsCan’t touch me!" using the Native API, and inside this key it creates a value.

v1.01 (November 1, 2006)
Jump to the registry path you specify in Regedit.

v7.04 (November 1, 2006)
This monitoring tool lets you see all Registry activity in real-time.

v1.71 (November 1, 2006)
Scan your system for rootkit-based malware.

v1.51 (November 1, 2006)
Securely overwrite your sensitive files and cleanse your free space of previously deleted files using this DoD-compliant secure delete program.

v1.6 (November 1, 2006)
Scan file shares on your network and view their security settings to close security holes.

v1.01 (February 28, 2008)
Launch programs as a different user via a convenient shell context-menu entry.

v1.54 (September 30, 2008)
Dump file version information and verify that images on your system are digitally signed.

v1.56 (April 27, 2007)
Reveal NTFS alternate streams.

v2.40 (April 24, 2007)
Search for ANSI and UNICODE strings in binaryimages.

v2.0 (November 1, 2006)
Flush cached data to disk.

v2.53 (January 11, 2008)
Active socket command-line viewer.

v2.0 (November 1, 2006)
Set Volume ID of FAT or NTFS drives.

v1.01 (November 1, 2006)
See who owns an Internet address.

v2.15 (November 1, 2006)
The ultimate Object Manager namespace viewer is here.

v3.01 (January 12, 2009)
Presentation utility for zooming and drawing on the screen.


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