Want to know whats running on your PC?

  Simsy 21:29 08 Apr 2007
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I've just discovered the following utility, (which was on the coverdisc of another mag).

Process Scanner click here

Basically it takes a snapshot of what's runnning on your system, then goes it's database on the internet , then presents you with information on what each thing is doing.

It seems to work very well... It doesn't "install" as such; The "installation just unzips the app, (400Kb) to a foder on your C drive. As far as I can tell it doesn't make any registry entries.

You may find it useful if you want to know what thoghs things are that appear in task manager when you ctl-alt-del.

Regards,

Simsy

  bof:) 22:01 08 Apr 2007

Hi Simsy, just tried it, very good.

Mike

  birdface 22:02 08 Apr 2007

Thanks Simsy,Gave it a try,Good program,One that I will keep.

  Dipso 22:47 08 Apr 2007

Good program, anyone running Vista be aware that it identifies wininit.exe as a High Security threat but it is one of the Windows processes in Vista.

  anchor 14:40 09 Apr 2007

Thanks very useful; it tells you what those mysterious entries mean.

  VoG II 15:00 09 Apr 2007

Thanks Simsy.

There is also Quick Access click here

  bluto1 15:13 09 Apr 2007

Thanks Simsy.

  Whaty 15:20 09 Apr 2007

Thanks Simsy.

  bof:) 16:03 09 Apr 2007

Thankyou VoG™, I've added it to my useful downloads folder.

  wolfie3000 16:06 09 Apr 2007

Thanks, usefull tool

I got green light across the board so im happy :)

  al7478 16:24 09 Apr 2007

it says theres something from symantec running, when in fact i removed norton using their removal tool, and then ran ccleaner. they really did their job then! Ahem.

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