Insta-get your tools with Sysinternals Live

The Sysinternals tools have been popular for years and years - they do what they do exceedingly well, and can help troubleshoot all sorts of problems. Well, using them just got easier - as this post announces, there is a beta Sysinternals Live service that allows you to run them from a command line or the Start | Run menu simply by typing \\\tools\<tool-name>.

The list of tools is at, and you can find a general readme file at And finally, if you're not sure what each tools does (there's a bunch of them!), you can find a reference here.


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