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
TR Dojo: Five Sysinternals command-line tools every IT pro should know Bill Detwiler is back with a list of five Sysinternals command-line tools for those of who prefer a prompt to a GUI. Once you’ve watched this TR Dojo video, you can find a link to the original TechRepublic article and print the tip from our <a href="">TR Dojo Blog</a>.

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By Bill Detwiler

Bill Detwiler is Editor in Chief 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...