- Regmon-Registry Monitoring
Developed by Mark Russinovich and Bryce Cogswell, this registry utility is truly
Regmon monitors the registry and displays all information concerning system-wide
registry access. This unique tool is implemented as a combination of a device driver and
GUI and is a must for anyone who studies Windows internals or troubleshoots problems
caused by an inconsistent registry (Fig. 14.4).
Figure 14.4: Regmon at work
The Regmon utility supports process filtering, allows you to save its output in the ASCII
file and even monitors boot-time registry activity.
The authors not only provide it as freeware but also supply technical information on the
details of implementation, and even provide the source code.
Supported operating systems: Windows 95/98, Windows NT 4.0, and Windows 2000. It
also works well with Windows XP and Windows Server 2003.
Download from: http://www.sysinternals.com.