Retrieves Windows passwords by extracting hash values from binary SAM and SYSTEM files in the file system. Pwdump uses standard NTFS and FAT32 system drivers to execute Microsoft's Rootkit Detector (Rkdetector) application.
Integrity test for data media, especially for recognising USB sticks that have been tampered with. Since the end of 2007, 1GB sticks have been sold as 2GB or 4GB versions; this tool identifies their true capacity. Fast and secure download from The H
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Changes or deletes local account passwords in Windows systems. Can’t decrypt existing passwords, but changes them by directly modifying the C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\CONFIG\SAM file. However, to do this it must be run from another system.
Benchmarking tool especially for solid-state drives (SSDs). Contains six synthetic tests and three copying tests that avoid the system cache. Displays system information that is relevant to the SSD, such as partition offset/alignment or used drivers. Not suitable for normal hard disks.
Benchmark tool for Windows Vista or Windows 7 64-bit systems to measure productivity in the areas of video creation, office, e-learning and 3D modelling. An older version, 2007 Preview, is still available for XP and 32-bit systems.
Professional tool that allows you to directly access, obtain and convert physical memory on Windows systems. Supports various memory types such as VMWare Memory Snapshot, Microsoft Crash Dump and Windows hibernation files. The most recent versions include the predecessor tools win32dd and win64dd.
Alternative Task Manager for Sysinternals Suite that provides added information about active processes and libraries. Always lists which processes are active and, depending on which mode you select, tells you which handles or DLLs/files are open and how much memory they are using. Also has a search function.
Searches EXE, OCX and DLL files to locate installed software, checks to see if it’s current and provides information about the latest updates by sending all the program information to the manufacturer’s server. Fast and secure download from The H
Searches the Windows registry for serial numbers of installed programs and lists them clearly by application. Includes command-line interface for use of batch processes. Fast and secure download from The H
Calibrates the colour settings of televisions and projectors for optimal display. Also available as a Mac version 1.1.2. developer web site is currently not available. Fast and secure download from The H
Uses Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI) to display comprehensive system and process information, as well as the entire set of WMI management classes, objects and their properties, even from remote computers. Executes WMI Query Language (WQL) queries and displays the corresponding results.
Scans the hard drive for installed applications, checks their version numbers and transmits the data to the manufacturer’s server, which checks for availability of updates and displays the results in the web browser. Can be installed as a background service in the system tray. Also available as a portable version.
Preview of the benchmarking tool "MaxxPI²" for a CPU core which runs a variety of performance tests on the CPU, cache and the main memory. These include FLOPS, MIPS, Prime, latency, compression and encryption. The benchmark calculates the value of Pi to up to 256 million decimal places. Also available as MaxxPI² - PreView - Multi for several core processors (up to eight).