Chapter 7. PsTools

Sysinternals PsTools is a suite of 12 Microsoft Windows management utilities with common characteristics:1

1 While PsPing shares “branding” with the other PsTools and is included in the download, it does not share many other characteristics. It is described in Chapter 14, “Network and communication utilities.”

Image They are all console utilities. That is, they are designed to run at a command prompt or from a batch file, and they write to the standard output and standard error streams (which can appear in the console window or be redirected to files).

They can operate on the local computer or on a remote computer. Unlike ...

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