Software Update: Sysinternals Suite 2015-03-11

Microsoft has released a new version of the Sysinternals Suite, with the date as the version number. This package is a collection of useful tools for managing systems and obtaining comprehensive information about the computer. In this way, all kinds of problems can be detected and solved.

The individual tools are being developed by Mark Russinovich and Bryce Cogswell, initially for Sysinternals and since 2006 for Microsoft. Some examples are Process ExplorerBginfocontig and disk mon† In total it concerns a collection of 70 different tools† By the way, the latest versions of the individual programs can also be here are being found. Since the previous edition, the following parts of the Suite have been updated:

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.

Sign check 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.

Autoruns v13.01
This release fixes a bug in v13 that caused autostart entry lines not to show when you enter a filter string into the toolbar’s filter control

Autoruns v13.0
This major update to Autoruns, an autostart execution point (ASEP) manager, now has integration with 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

Version number 2015-03-11
Release status Final
Operating systems Windows 7, Windows XP, Windows Server 2003, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2012, Windows 8, Windows 10
Website Microsoft
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License type Freeware