Sysinternals Important Tools for Sys Admin Work

The whole suite of tools can be downloaded here

Autologon
v3.01 (February 23, 2011)
Bypass password screen during logon.

Disk2vhd
v1.63 (October 14, 2010)
Disk2vhd simplifies the migration of physical systems into virtual machines (p2v).

ZoomIt
v4.1 (October 21, 2009)
Presentation utility for zooming and drawing on the screen.

VolumeId
v2.0 (November 1, 2006)
Set Volume ID of FAT or NTFS drives.

PsGetSid
v1.44 (April 28, 2010)
Displays the SID of a computer or a user.

Process Explorer
v14.1 (March 15, 2011)
Find out what files, registry keys and other objects processes have open, which DLLs they have loaded, and more. This uniquely powerful utility will even show you who owns each process.

Process Monitor
v2.94 (January 17, 2011)
Monitor file system, Registry, process, thread and DLL activity in real-time.

NTFSInfo
v1.0 (November 1, 2006)
Use NTFSInfo to see detailed information about NTFS volumes, including the size and location of the Master File Table (MFT) and MFT-zone, as well as the sizes of the NTFS meta-data files.

ListDLLs
v3.0 (January 17, 2011)
List all the DLLs that are currently loaded, including where they are loaded and their version numbers. Version 2.0 prints the full path names of loaded modules.

Desktops
v1.02 (January 19, 2010)
This new utility enables you to create up to four virtual desktops and to use a tray interface or hotkeys to preview what’s on each desktop and easily switch between them.

AccessChk
v5.01 (December 9, 2010)
AccessChk is a command-line tool for viewing the effective permissions on files, registry keys, services, processes, kernel objects, and more.

AccessEnum
v1.32 (November 1, 2006)
This simple yet powerful security tool shows you who has what access to directories, files and Registry keys on your systems. Use it to find holes in your permissions.

AdExplorer
v1.42 (July 29, 2010)
Active Directory Explorer is an advanced Active Directory (AD) viewer and editor.
AdInsight
v1.01 (November 20, 2007)
An LDAP (Light-weight Directory Access Protocol) real-time monitoring tool aimed at troubleshooting Active Directory client applications.

DiskExt
v1.1 (May 14, 2007)
Display volume disk-mappings.

Diskmon
v2.01 (November 1, 2006)
This utility captures all hard disk activity or acts like a software disk activity light in your system tray.

DiskView
v2.4 (March 25, 2010)
Graphical disk sector utility.

Disk Usage (DU)
v1.34 (May 19, 2010)
View disk usage by directory.

PsKill
v1.13 (December 1, 2009)
Terminate local or remote processes.

PsList
v1.29 (April 28, 2010)
Show information about processes and threads.

PsLoggedOn
v1.34 (April 28, 2010)
Show users logged on to a system.

VolumeId
v2.0 (November 1, 2006)
Set Volume ID of FAT or NTFS drives.

Whois
v1.01 (November 1, 2006)
See who owns an Internet address.

WinObj
v2.22 (February 14, 2011)
The ultimate Object Manager namespace viewer is here.

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