Microsoft Windows is a group of several graphical operating system families, all of which are developed, marketed and sold by Microsoft. Each family caters to a certain sector of the computing industry. Active Microsoft Windows families include Windows NT and Windows IoT; these may encompass subfamilies, e.g. Windows Server or Windows Embedded Compact. Defunct Microsoft Windows families include Windows 9x, Windows Mobile and Windows Phone.

Openfiles Windows XP Professional Command

First of all, there are a few tools that I’ve used in the past to show me files that certain processes have opened up.  One such tool is Process Monitor by SysInternals.  Windows XP Professional comes with a command-line tool called openfiles. What is openfiles? Enables an administrator to list or disconnect files and folders that have been … [Read more...]

Google, MSN, Yahoo Search Redirector Malware HiJack

Google Redirect Malware, Virus, Spyware… UPDATE (9/29/2011 9:15AM EST)I have corrected the link to the 7770finder.exe file. This still detects the original strain of this piece of malware. To fully innoculate and protect yourself, I recommend downloading Malwarebytes’ Anti-Malware software: … [Read more...]

Batch Script to Cleanup Temporary Files

This script is intended for use on Windows XP / Server 2003. @echo off setlocal @for /d %%d in ( C:\Documents and Settings\* ) do @( echo %%d if exist %%d\Local Settings\ ( if exist %%d\Local Settings\Temp ( for /d %%e in ( %%d\Local Settings\Temp\* ) do @( attrib -R -A -S -H … [Read more...]