Windows Sysinternals Administrator´s Reference
Master the Sysinternals tools
Get in-depth guidance - and inside insights - for using the Windows Sysinternals tools available from Microsoft TechNet. Guided by Sysinternals creator Mark Russinovich and Windows expert Aaron Margosis, you´ll drill into the features and functions of dozens of free file, disk, process, security, and Windows management tools. And you´ll learn how to apply the book´s best practices to help resolve your own technical issues the way the experts do.
Diagnose. Troubleshoot. Optimize.
- Analyze CPU spikes, memory leaks, and other system problems
- Get a comprehensive view of file, disk, registry, process/thread, and network activity
- Diagnose and troubleshoot issues with Active Directory®
- Easily scan, disable, and remove autostart applications and components
- Monitor application debug output
- Generate trigger-based memory dumps for application troubleshooting
- Audit and analyze file digital signatures, permissions, and other security information
- Execute Sysinternals management tools on one or more remote computers
- Master Process Explorer, Process Monitor, and Autoruns
About Windows Sysinternals
The Sysinternals tools include more than 70 advanced diagnostic and troubleshooting tools for the Windows platform. They´re available for free download from Microsoft TechNet.
About the Authors Mark Russinovich and Aaron Margosis:
|Mark Russinovich is a Technical Fellow in the Windows Azure group at Microsoft working on Microsoft´s datacenter operating system. He is a widely recognized expert in Windows operating system internals as well as operating system security and design. Russinovich is the author of the recently published cyberthriller Zero Day, co-author of the Microsoft Press Windows Internals books, and co-author of the Sysinternals Administrator´s Reference. Russinovich joined Microsoft in 2006 when Microsoft acquired Winternals Software, the company he cofounded in 1996, as well as Sysinternals, where he authors and publishes dozens of popular Windows administration and diagnostic utilities. He is a featured speaker at major industry conferences, including Microsoft´s TechEd, WinHEC, and Professional Developers Conference.|
|Aaron Margosis is a Windows nerd, focusing a lot on security, running with least privilege, and the application compatiblity impacts of doing so. He has published a number of useful tools over the years, including MakeMeAdmin, LUA Buglight, IE Zone Analyzer, and the Local Group Policy utilities on the Microsoft FDCC/USGCB blog. He delivers training around application compatibility to customers and at conferences with an emphasis on government-mandated locked-down environments. Aaron joined Microsoft Services in 1999, where he works primarily with US government customers.|