Sysinternals Autoruns: The Right Tool for the Job?

Sysinternals Autoruns License Agreement

by Erik Eckel

Spyware has become a bigger problem than viruses in many organizations. Fortunately, utilities such as Sysinternals' AutoRuns are designed to track down and eliminate wayward services, processes, programs and more. Better yet, as a result of its recent acquisition of Sysinternals, Microsoft is now making Autoruns available for free on the Web. But is AutoRuns the Right Tool for the Job? Let's find out.

Click here to download a free version of AutoRuns.

Read a concise summary of AutoRun's strengths and weaknesses in this blog post.

Before systems administrators and support personnel can leverage the tools included in Autoruns, they must first accept the program's license terms.

By Erik Eckel

Erik Eckel owns and operates two technology companies. As a managing partner with Louisville Geek, he works daily as an IT consultant to assist small businesses in overcoming technology challenges and maximizing IT investments. He is also president o...