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Windows® Sysinternals Administrator’s Reference by Mark E. Russinovich and Aaron Margosis

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Chapter 11. File Utilities

This chapter describes a set of Sysinternals utilities focused on file management and manipulation. All of the utilities described in this chapter are console utilities:

  • Strings searches files for embedded ASCII or Unicode text.

  • Streams identifies file system objects that have alternate data streams and, optionally, deletes those streams.

  • Junction and FindLinks report on and manipulate directory junctions and hard links, which are two types of NTFS links.

  • DU reports the logical and on-disk sizes of a directory hierarchy.

  • PendMoves and MoveFile report on and register file operations to take place during the next system boot.

Strings

In computer programming, the term “string” refers to a data structure consisting of a sequence ...

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