Microsoft System Internals web site provides a huge resource for free tools

I was approached today by a colleague that asked if I knew of a utility to look at a .dll and get some information about it. I paused briefly and thought; Microsoft has purchased the System Internals web and completely rolled it into their Technet site. This is a good time to go back and review the completed process and see if the sire is still as useful as it was as a self sufficient web site.

I did a couple of Google queries and landed where I expected and found all the old Utilities I used to use and still find helpful on a daily basis. New versions of the old Pstools suite and process explorer were also there.

I noticed that there was quite a bit more information and also additional tools that were posted on the site. It appears that Microsoft saw value in providing some self service tools to help with the everyday problems that may arise from time to time.

There are now a couple of new categories that are included in the site. Solution Accelerators and System Intervals video are now included to provide an even better rounded site. I highly recommend taking a look at these gems and resources. I have included the link below:

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/sysinternals/default.aspx

The Sysinternals web site was created in 1996 by Mark Russinovich and Bryce Cogswell to host their advanced system utilities and technical information. Microsoft acquired Sysinternals in July, 2006. Whether you’re an IT Pro or a developer, you’ll find Sysinternals utilities to help you manage, troubleshoot and diagnose your Windows systems and applications. If you have a question about a tool or how to use them, please visit the Sysinternals Forum for answers and help from other users and our moderators.