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Track activities on Windows system with LastActivityView

May 8th, 2018 No comments

LastActivityView is a free tool for Windows operating system that collects information from various sources on a running system, and displays a log of actions made by the user and events occurred on this computer. Previously this blog introduced another nifty utility from nirsoft called USBDeview which shows USB devices currently connected to your computer, as well as the history of USB devices attached.  The activity displayed by LastActivityView includes:

  • Running .exe file
  • Opening open/save dialog-box
  • Opening file/folder from Explorer or other software
  • software installation
  • system shutdown/start
  • application or system crash
  • network connection/disconnection etc.

LastActivityView

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Process Monitor v3.2

September 7th, 2015 No comments

Prevent data loss: Monitor your hardrive’s health status with CrystalDiskInfo

July 25th, 2012 2 comments

Data recovery is always costly. It’s always better to have backups, but what about the reliability of our backup drives? There is a way to find it out. Each hard drive, both internal and external, stores details about its health without any user intervention. It’s called S.M.A.R.T. (Self-Monitoring, Analysis and Reporting Technology) which monitors several parameters which helps to anticipate failures. S.M.A.R.T can detect only predictable failures which comes from normal wear and tear of mechanical components, and degradation of disk surface. CrystalDiskInfo is a free system utility to read your hard disk’s SMART data easily.

 

CrystalDiskInfo

 

  • IDE, SATA hard drives even on USB interface is supported.
  • can detect disks on RAID array.
  • less hungry on system resources.

CrystalDiskInfo can detect very interesting figures like

Power-On Hours (POH) : Count of hours in power-on state. The raw value of this attribute shows total count of hours (or minutes, or seconds, depending on manufacturer) in power-on state

Power Cycle Count : This attribute indicates the count of full hard disk power on/off cycles.

Temperature : Current internal temperature and many more.

source: wikipedia.com

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OS : Windows 7/2008/Vista/2003/XP/2000, x86/WoW64

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