Wednesday, February 10, 2010

The Day After Patch Tuesday is A Good Time To Think about System Tools.

The Hidden Treasures of SysInternals


Disk2vhd which creates VHDs (virtual hard disks,

Microsoft’s VM disk format) from physical drives. 

(Don't forget to take note of the Two Gotchas.)

DiskMon which captures information about every 

read and write to your hard disk and shows it 

in a fast-moving list. 

The Writer Says: The reason I needed this tool was that a Windows Vista machine 

had suddenly started thrashing its disk for no apparent reason.

(Yes I Know, In Linux, Tools Like These were Always Available)

Three Other Real World Computing 
Articles Worth Reading:

    Has Microsoft shot itself in the foot with Security Essentials?


    Smashing Blackberry Myths


    WiFi Hacking Don't Panic Yet



These Interesting Articles came from:

Toshiba Unveils Multitouch Satellite U500




Wingman, Protecting the Innards Too!


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