Microsoft released updates for several of the popular free tools it produces through its Sysinternals team.
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The newest version of Process Monitor now prevents administrators from mistakenly closing the filter dialog without saving edits. Version 1.37 of the systems monitoring tool also fixes a race condition bug in the driver.
The Sysinternals team also added a new switch for its Handle tool that dumps the sizes of pagefile-backed sections. Handle shows programs with open files, object types and the names of all the handles of a program, according to the Sysinternals site.
To run Handle v3.41, users need administrative privileges and the tool works on Windows NT, XP and Windows Server 2003 64-bit.
An update is also available for Process Explorer, where the 11.21 version fixes a race condition bug in the Process Explorer device driver.