Mark’s TechEd Sessions Available On-Demand: Mark delivered four top-rated sessions at Microsoft’s TechEd US conference two weeks ago, and the recordings are available now for on-demand viewing. In Windows Azure Infrastructure Services, he gives an overview of the deployment and operation of Virtual Machines and Virtual Networks; in Windows Azure Internals Mark goes under the hood of Windows Azure to show its physical and logical datacenter architecture and operation; in Case of the Unexplained you’ll see how to use the Sysinternals tools to solve impossible problems; and in Malware Hunting with the Sysinternals Tools you’ll learn how to use Sysinternals tools to identify and clean malware infestations.
Autoruns v11.61: Autoruns is a utility for managing autostarting applications, DLLs and services. This update adds more autostart locations, fixes a bug that could cause a crash when Autorunsc is directed to calculate file hashes, and fixes a bug in Autoruns’ jump-to-image functionality on 64-bit Windows.
Strings v2.52: This release fixes a bug that prevented the previous one from running on Windows XP.
Zoomit v4.5: Zoomit is a screen zooming and annotation tool for technical presentations. This release introduces better support for zooming in on Windows 8 Windows Store applications.
Pendmoves v1.2: This update to Pendmoves adds support for 64-bit directories.
Process Explorer v15.3: This major Process Explorer release includes heat-map display for process CPU, private bytes, working set and GPU columns, sortable security groups in the process properties security page, and tooltip reporting of tasks executing in Windows 8 Taskhostex processes. It also creates dump files that match the bitness of the target process and works around a bug introduced in Windows 8 disk counter reporting.
Sigcheck v1.91: This update to Sigcheck prints the link time for executable files instead of the file last-modified time, and fixes a bug introduced in 1.9 where the –q switch didn’t suppress the print out of the banner.
Zoomit v4.42: Zoomit now includes an option to suppress zoom-in and zoom-out animation to better support remote RDP sessions and fixes a bug that caused static zoom to snap to the top and left side of the screen in some cases.
ZoomIt v4.41: This update fixes a bug in ZoomIt v4.4 that prevented it from running on 32-bit Windows XP.
DebugView v4.81: Version 4.81 of DebugView, a utility that logs user and kernel-mode
debug output messages, fixes a bug that could cause it on some executions
to fail to capture debug output and enter a CPU-bound loop.
ProcDump v5.11: This release of ProcDump fixes a bug introduced in version 5.1 that
prevented it from working on 32-bit Windows XP.
ZoomIt v4.4: This update to ZoomIt, a screen magnification and annotation utility, includes
smoother zooming behavior, adds the ability to specify the initial zoom level,
and maintains the window focus when initiating live zooming.
ZoomIt v4.31: This release fixes a bug that caused ZoomIt to sometimes report an error when dismissing the options dialog.
Handle v3.5: This update to Handle, a command-line utility that lists open handles, uses the most recent Process Explorer driver so that it now resolves system process handles and types.
Process Explorer v15.22: This release addresses a bug that caused Process Explorer to crash when viewing .NET thread stacks of 64-bit Windows XP and 64-bit Windows Server 2003.
Process Monitor v3.03: A bug that caused some symbols to not resolve in stack traces is fixed in this release.
RAMMap v1.21: This fixes a bug that causes RAMMap to sometimes report an error on 32-bit versions of Windows.
ZoomIt v4.3: This update to ZoomIt, a screen magnification and annotation utility, adds an option that enables you to configure it to automatically start when you login.