Foot print of software



HotRod
07-10-2005, 12:54 AM
When installing a piece of software is there some way to get the foot print
that it creates?

Is this the right term?

I want to know every file, registry key etc. that is added or changed when I
install a piece of software.

Any freeware?

Torgeir Bakken \(MVP\)
07-10-2005, 12:55 AM
HotRod wrote:

> When installing a piece of software is there some way to get
> the foot print that it creates?
>
> Is this the right term?
>
> I want to know every file, registry key etc. that is added or
> changed when I install a piece of software.
>
> Any freeware?
Hi,

All freeware:

Search for InCtrl5 here (does not report changes in binary
registry values):
http://www.xpefiles.com/searchresults.cfm


Total Uninstall - track and undo system changes
http://www.snapfiles.com/get/totaluninstall.html
http://www.geocities.com/ggmartau/tu.html


InstallWatch
http://www.epsilonsquared.com/


Installation Monitor
http://www.microsoft.com/windows2000/techinfo/reskit/tools/existing/instaler-o.asp


InstallSpy
http://www.2brightsparks.com/freeware/freeware-hub.html



--
torgeir, Microsoft MVP Scripting and WMI, Porsgrunn Norway
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HotRod
07-10-2005, 12:55 AM
WOW, Thanks


"HotRod" <NOSPAM@youremail.com> wrote in message
news:%23a6gBGsZFHA.2128@TK2MSFTNGP14.phx.gbl...
> When installing a piece of software is there some way to get the foot
> print that it creates?
>
> Is this the right term?
>
> I want to know every file, registry key etc. that is added or changed when
> I install a piece of software.
>
> Any freeware?
>


Foot print of software