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The best tool to monitor changes made by applications on my computer

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Hello,

what's the best tool for you,if you want to monitor all the changes made by an application on your disk ? I mean registry changes,files changes,every kind of change. It should works on XP,Vista and 7. I don't care if it is free or commercial,I just want the best. Thanks.
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by:ujitnos
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One good one used in corporate world is Hostbased IDS, namely Resalure ISS.
 
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by:marietto2008
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I gave a quick look with google,but it seems that it exist nowhere.
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by:gorhon
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Snare for Windows is free, and basic. Other solaris, aix and etc, avail.

http://www.intersectalliance.com/projects/SnareWindows/

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by:psreedhar2000
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Comodo firewall + defence
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by:marietto2008
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Maybe I haven't been able to explain very well what I need : I need something like this :

http://www.nirsoft.net/utils/reg_file_from_application.html

but better and more complete (it should monitors everything happens on the pc,every read / write access to registry and files for example).
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che6ausc earned 2000 total points
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Procmon from Sysinternals  is what you are looking for: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/sysinternals/bb896645.aspx
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perfect,10x
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