Video: Five Sysinternals tools every IT pro should use

Bill Detwiler shows you five of the handiest tools Sysinternals has to offer, including PsList, PsKill, Process Explorer, and Autoruns.

There are plenty of third-party and built-in tools designed to help you administer Windows systems. But perhaps none earn more kudos from IT pros, than the bundled utilities that are part of Mark Russinovich and Bryce Cogswell's Sysinternals Suite. They're so good, in fact, that Microsoft acquired them back in 2006. During today's TR Dojo episode, I show you five of the handiest tools Sysinternals has to offer.

For those who prefer text to video, you can click the Transcript link that appears below the video player window or check out Derek Schualand's article, "10 Sysinternals tools you shouldn't be without."

Check out the following links mentioned during the show:

You can also sign up to receive the latest TR Dojo lessons through one or more of the following methods:

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...