Posts Tagged ‘registry editor’

List All Recently Run Programs on a Windows PC

Wednesday, January 14th, 2015

Here’s a neat trick that could prove particularly useful when diagnosing resource usage issues …

Do you know which programs ran in the past on your Windows PC? It is likely that you know at least some of them, the programs that you have started manually for example. Depending on how the computer is used, it may be just a tiny fraction of executable files that are run on the system. Files may be executed automatically by the operating system for example, or by other users who have access to the system (and same user account).


Registry Commander – Advanced Windows Registry Editor

Thursday, January 13th, 2011

In the right hands, this could be a very useful tool; especially for virus recovery …

Most Windows users make use of the built-in Registry editor when they need to change settings in it. The Registry editor does have a few shortcomings that only become obvious on second glance. Users who just use it to change a single key that they know the path of won’t see those, administrators and tech savvy users on the other hand might.