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Windows 7: Installation Monitoring Software

17 Sep 2009   #1

Windows 7/Linux
Installation Monitoring Software

Hi all

I'm looking for some software so I can monitor software installations so I can see what changes are made to the system during the installation and monitor what registry changes are made. I know such software is around as I used to monitor installations on my old VM a while back but I cannot for the life of me remember what the title of it is!!

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17 Sep 2009   #2

windows 7

RegShot open source is one such tool. Not very stable though.

If you really want to know details, ProcMon is a very good tool, but it may contain too much info for your purpose.

We have internal tools, live monitoring system changes using application virtualization techniques, but not released yet.
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17 Sep 2009   #3

windows 7

forgot to mention, our vmlite workstation will have these kind of capability as builtin. For example, you can compare two snapshots of the vm for files/registry changes.

From these changes, you will be able to create Virual Apps, that runs everywhere without install. The Virtual Apps contain a virtual registry and virtual file system, so it runs without touching the host OS. Virtual apps runs inside vm, or directly on host machine.
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17 Sep 2009   #4

Windows 7/Linux

Hi there huisinro

Many thanks for your suggestions. I will most likely download and try both of those products which you have suggested. In the meantime I had been doing a little more googling at my end whilst waiting for a reply, most results I found was for keyloggers and other such garbage but I did manage to come across Process Monitor v2.6 but this is only for Vista and also a program called Total Uninstall which is compatible with XP which is the VM's OS I am wanting to monitor.

I will probably try out all of what I found and see how things go from there
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