Sysinternals updates Autoruns, Process Monitor
March 28, 2013 – 09:11 | Comments Off on Sysinternals updates Autoruns, Process Monitor
Sysinternals updates Autoruns, Process Monitor

Sysinternals has announced updates for Autoruns and Process Monitor, as well as the release of a new command line tool, Registry Usage.
The Autoruns tweaks are the most significant. In particular, all reports now include a …

Defragment specific files or folders with Sysinternals Contig
November 19, 2012 – 08:53 | Comments Off on Defragment specific files or folders with Sysinternals Contig
Defragment specific files or folders with Sysinternals Contig

If you’d like to optimize the performance of a game (or any other disk-intensive application) then defragmenting its key files before you start can sometimes help – but of course that’s not usually a very …

Process Explorer 15.2 adds autostart information
June 9, 2012 – 14:17 | Comments Off on Process Explorer 15.2 adds autostart information
Process Explorer 15.2 adds autostart information

Microsoft Sysinternals has released Process Explorer 15.2, the latest edition of its excellent Task Manager replacement.
And while recent Sysinternals updates haven’t exactly been exciting, this is one you don’t want to miss: it contains some …

Process Monitor 3.0 adds bookmarks, environment details, more Windows 8 support
March 24, 2012 – 06:43 | Comments Off on Process Monitor 3.0 adds bookmarks, environment details, more Windows 8 support
Process Monitor 3.0 adds bookmarks, environment details, more Windows 8 support

Windows Sysinternals has released Process Monitor 3.0, the latest incarnation of its popular system monitoring tool. And while it isn’t exactly packed with the major new features you’d expect from a move to the big …

Process Explorer 15.13 debuts new “background priority” feature
February 17, 2012 – 10:26 | Comments Off on Process Explorer 15.13 debuts new “background priority” feature
Process Explorer 15.13 debuts new “background priority” feature

Microsoft Sysinternals has released a new version of its excellent system monitoring tool, Process Explorer 15.13, which this time gains a useful new Background priority setting.
As before, if you’re faced with a runaway program and …

ZoomIt is the perfect assistant for your PC presentation
February 10, 2012 – 14:01 | Comments Off on ZoomIt is the perfect assistant for your PC presentation
ZoomIt is the perfect assistant for your PC presentation

Often, during a presentation, you’ll want to focus on a particular area of the screen. A mouse cursor can help, custom tools like PointerStick are even better, but for real flexibility look no further than …

NoVirusThanks releases four handy system monitoring tools as freeware
December 16, 2011 – 08:01 | Comments Off on NoVirusThanks releases four handy system monitoring tools as freeware
NoVirusThanks releases four handy system monitoring tools as freeware

Italian security vendor NoVirusThanks has just made four of its previously commercial 32-bit system monitoring tools available as freeware.
And while there’s nothing here to compete with the troubleshooting power of, say, Sysinternals Process Monitor, the …

Roundup: 20 software releases you may have missed in the second week of December
December 9, 2011 – 15:12 | Comments Off on Roundup: 20 software releases you may have missed in the second week of December
Roundup: 20 software releases you may have missed in the second week of December

It may only be the second week of December, but the Christmas feeling has already taken over. Software publishers are still releasing software throughout the festive season and we’ve collected together twenty of the biggest …

Install Sysinternals tools properly with the Suite Installer
September 19, 2011 – 07:51 | One Comment
Install Sysinternals tools properly with the Suite Installer

Sysinternals products are some of the best Windows system utilities around, packed with features, and perfect for troubleshooting or just generally finding out more about what’s happening on your PC.
Launching them can be a problem, …

Process Explorer 15 introduces GPU monitoring
July 20, 2011 – 10:22 | Comments Off on Process Explorer 15 introduces GPU monitoring
Process Explorer 15 introduces GPU monitoring

Process Explorer has always been one of the best PC monitoring and troubleshooting tools around. There’s always room for improvement, though, and the latest version sees a very useful addition in the ability to track …

Get all the best NirSoft utilities in a single, easy-to-use package
May 11, 2011 – 11:42 | 2 Comments
Get all the best NirSoft utilities in a single, easy-to-use package

NirSoft are famous for creating some of the best free Windows utilities around: tiny, portable and packed with useful features.
If you’d like to sample what they have to offer then you could spend an hour …