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Windows Sysinternals

The Sysinternals web site was created in 1996 by Mark Russinovich and Bryce Cogswell to host their advanced system utilities and technical information. 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.

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Sysinternals Live

Sysinternals Live is a service that enables you to execute Sysinternals tools directly from the Web without hunting for and manually downloading them. Simply enter a tool's Sysinternals Live path into Windows Explorer or a command prompt as https://live.sysinternals.com/<toolname> or  \\live.sysinternals.com\tools\<toolname>.

You can view the entire Sysinternals Live tools directory in a browser at https://live.sysinternals.com.

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What's New (March 10, 2015)

  • LiveKd v5.4
    This update to Livekd, a tool that enables live kernel debugging for Windows systems and Hyper-V guest Windows virtual machines, now includes ‘live dump’ support for generating fast-snapshot crash-consistent kernel dump files using support introduced in Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2.
  • Autoruns v13.2
    In addition to bug fixes to CSV and XML output, Autorunsc introduces import-hash reporting, and Autoruns now excludes command-line and other host processes from the Microsoft and Windows filters.
  • Sigcheck v2.2
    This release of Sigcheck, a command-line tool that reports file version, code signing, and hash information, introduces import-hash reporting and support for files larger than 4 GB.
  • Process Explorer v16.05
    Process Explorer now includes a Protection column that shows process protection status.

What's New (January 29, 2015)

  • Autoruns v13.0
    This major update to Autoruns, an autostart execution point (ASEP) manager, now has integration with Virustotal.com to show the status of entries with respect to scans by over four dozen antimalware engines. It also includes a revamped scanning architecture that supports dynamic filters, including a free-form text filter, a greatly improved compare feature that highlights not just new items but deleted ones as well, and file saving and loading that preserves all the information of a scan.

What's New (January 19, 2015)

  • Sysmon v2.0
    This major update to Sysmon, a service that records process activity to the Windows event log for use by incident detection and forensic analysis, includes driver load and image load events with signature information, configurable hashing algorithm reporting, flexible filters for including and excluding events, and support for supplying configuration via a configuration file instead of the command line.

What's New (September 11, 2014)

  • Handle v4.0
    Handle is a command-line utility that can show which processes have a handle to a file or other resource open, or show all open handles. Version 4 now works with standard-user rights, allowing standard users to identify the handles open by their processes.
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