Software Update: Sysinternals Suite 2016-02-03

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 developed by Mark Russinovich and Bryce Cogswell, initially for Sysinternals and since 2006 for Microsoft. Some examples are Process Explorer, Bginfo, contig and disk mon. In total it concerns a collection of 69 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:

Sign check v2.5
This update to Sigcheck, a command-line utility that reports detailed information about images, including their signatures and VirusTotal status, as well as certificate stores, now reports all the signatures of images that have multiple signers.

Sysmon v3.21
This update fixes a paged pool leak of token objects when image logging is enabled.

Process Explorer v16.11
This release of Process Explorer, a powerful process management utility, fixes a bug that caused it to crash when it encountered an image with a path length longer than a few thousand characters.

Whois v1.13
Whois, a command-line utility that reports domain name ownership information for the specified name or IP address, now includes a fix for a bug that would cause it to crash when passed an IP address with no DNS mapping.

RAMMap v1.5
This update to RAMMap, a utility that shows detailed information about physical memory usage, works on the latest version of Windows 10.

Version number 2016-02-03
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