usefull programs
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the following programs have been used while writing the content of this site and were found to be usefull. treat license, price and filesize as a guide because there maybe varation due to product versions.
acmeview
view, edit and save sections/the entire system memory of a nt system :-)
free; 25kb
http://www.acmedrivers.com/Acmeview.zip

advanced ntsecurity explorer (antexp)
dictionary and combination testing of user password hashes from nt
demo; $49.00; 1.38mb
http://www.elcomsoft.com/antexp.html

bootit next generation
partition manager, and boot loader - partition image and restore builtin
this program is seriously good

demo; $29.95; 468kb
http://www.terabyteunlimited.com

conseal pc firewall
rule based firewall and connection logging - now owned by mcafee :-(
15 day demo; no resellers; 915kb/1.03mb
ftp.ccsoftware.ca/old_cfw/

file monitor
displays file activity in realtime
free; 79kb
http://www.sysinternals.com/ntw2k/source/filemon.shtml

filewatch
compare all files, folders, and registry changes between certain times
demo; $29.95; 987kb
http://kevin.gearhart.com/filewatch/

hexer
convert numbers from one base to another
free and open source; 55kb
http://www.ractive.ch/gpl/hexer.html

iris - the network traffic analyzer
capture dialup/network packets, hex explanation, send packets + a lot more
eeye, this is amazing!!

demo; $995.00; 2.74mb
http://www.eeye.com/html/Products/Iris/index.html

lc4 (l0phtcrack)
dictionary and combination testing of user password hashes from nt, includes sniffer for network authentication
demo; $249; 4.08mb
http://www.atstake.com/research/lc/

lsadump2
decrypt registry values from the "secrets" key
free and open source; 44kb
http://www.bindview.com/Support/RAZOR/Utilities/Windows/lsadump2_readme.cfm

neotrace
visual trace route, gather much information about the route to a ip
now owned by mcafee :-(

demo; $29.95; 1.56mb
http://216.49.81.241/download/NeoTraceProTrial325.exe

nmapwin
scan remote ips for open ports, os identification etc
free; 6.18mb
http://www.nmapwin.org/

norton ghost
system backup/restore
nodemo; $69.95; 9.6mb
http://www.symantec.com/sabu/ghost/ghost_personal/

ntfs for dos
read or read/write to ntfs partitions in dos
read: free; 37kb
read/write: nodemo; $299; 959kb
read: http://www.sysinternals.com/ntw2k/freeware/NTFSDOS.shtml
read/write: http://www.sysinternals.com/ntw2k/freeware/ntfsdospro.shtml

ntfs for windows 98 (some nt files are required)
read or read/write to ntfs partitions in windows 98, without the security ;-)
read: free - read/write: $49; 796kb
http://www.sysinternals.com/ntw2k/freeware/ntfswin98.shtml

offline ntpassword & registry editor
bootable floppy disk with ntfs support. nt user password reseter, registry browser and editor - petter nordahl-hagen, this is amazing!!
free and open source; 1.4mb
http://home.eunet.no/~pnordahl/ntpasswd/

offline ntpassword & registry editor
as above, but for a cd
free; 1.5mb(iso)
http://www.dmzs.com/tools/files/

pwdump2
display user password hashes from active directory or the security accounts manager in nt
free and open source; 46kb
http://www.bindview.com/Support/RAZOR/Utilities/Windows/pwdump2_readme.cfm

pe explorer
resource hacker and a bit more, can handle upx exes
demo; $99; 1.43mb
http://www.heaventools.com/

performance test
run different benchmarks on your computer
demo; $18.00; 554kb
http://www.passmark.com/products/pt.htm

phpdev
quick setup of a local server with php mysql and perl for script testing
free; 13.5mb
http://www.firepages.com.au/

process explorer
view running processes + their handles, and close both - excellant :-)
free; 83kb
http://www.sysinternals.com/ntw2k/freeware/procexp.shtml

proview
a *very* good dos hex editor
demo; $49; 142kb
ftp://garbo.uwasa.fi/pc/sysinfo/pv12.zip

ranish partition manager
a *very* good partition manager
free; 129kb
http://www.ranish.com/part/

registry monitor
displays registry activity in realtime - i like this program ;-)
free; 67kb
http://www.sysinternals.com/ntw2k/source/regmon.shtml

resource hacker
view and modify 32bit program resources
free; 541kb
http://www.users.on.net/johnson/resourcehacker/

taskinfo
task manager for 9x operating systems
demo; $35; 656kb
http://www.iarsn.com/download.html

visnetic firewall
statefull firewall and connection logging, has the option of deny all when the firewall is not running - how sensible!!
demo; $69.95; 2.33mb
http://www.deerfield.com/products/visnetic_firewall/

winhex
hex editor with many extras - stefan fleischmann, this is amazing!!
demo; private $35.95, professional $66.50; 407kb
http://www.x-ways.net/winhex/index-m.html

win-res-q
displays "hidden" windows, some of which are very interesting ;-)
free; 136kb
http://www.magnetiq.com/
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