Microsoft Releases “Change Analysis Diagnostic Tool” to Track Changes to Windows XP

The Change Analysis Diagnostic Tool simplifies the identification of recent changes to computers running Windows XP.
The diagnostic checks for recent changes to the following:
    • Operating system components, such as patches, that are installed as hotfixes or downloads from Windows Update.
    • Installed application entries listed in the Add or Remove Programs control panel.
    • All kernel mode device and file system drivers.
    • Browser helper objects loaded by Internet Explorer.
    • ActiveX controls loaded by Internet Explorer.
    • Programs loaded automatically during Windows XP startup.
    • Programs and Dynamic Link Libraries (DLLs) loaded when an application starts.

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1 Response to Microsoft Releases “Change Analysis Diagnostic Tool” to Track Changes to Windows XP

  1. Russell says:

    Any idea if there is a way to get this to show relevant registry entries?  We were really excited about this at work, it’s just what I’ve been looking for and what I need, until I found how little info it still gives you…  However, not much point if it only shows you part of what happened.

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