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Video: Five must-know Sysinternals command-line tools

Bill Detwiler shows you five handy Sysinternals command-line tools: SDelete; PsInfo; Disk Usage; Handle; and RegJump.

During an earlier Sysinternals episode, I covered both command-line tools like PsList, PsKill, Contig MoveFile along with GUI-based tools like Process Explorer and Autoruns, Contig. While extremely helpful, these utilities are just the tip of the iceberg.

Microsoft's Sysinternals Suite contains dozens of highly useful tools for the Windows operating system. And during this show, I'll explore the following five tools aimed at IT pros that would rather operate from the command line:

  • SDelete
  • PsInfo
  • Disk Usage (DU)
  • Handle
  • RegJump

Check out the following links mentioned during the show:

For those who prefer text to video, check out Derek Schauland 's article, "10 more Sysinternals utilities to keep handy," on which this video is based.

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Bill Detwiler is Managing Editor of TechRepublic and Tech Pro Research and the host of Cracking Open, CNET and TechRepublic's popular online show. Prior to joining TechRepublic in 2000, Bill was an IT manager, database administrator, and desktop supp...

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