how can i monitor files program activity ?

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  1. mantra

    mantra Registered Member

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    Hi

    how can i monitor program activity?
    for example files opened,writed,modified..

    i know only process monitor but it's redundant , i mean it catpure all the files opened by the program many times
    for example if the program opens the file x , in process monitor there is a long list of file x
    maybe it's windows architecture

    is there an alternative to process monitor?
    and to capture only a program , in the filter should i have only the program included?

    in short could you tell me how do you track a program activity?

    thanks
     
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    Look at SystemExplorer with feature "History"
    http://pl.systemexplorer.net/onlinehelp.php?t=history
     
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    Why not just apply an include filter for the process you want to monitor when using Process Monitor?
     
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  8. mantra

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    in short it's the only tool?

    i do , but it's a mess find for example the file opened
    because it reports the same file opened many times
     
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    Why don't you create a filter for "Operation" and use "CreateFile" or "WriteFile" (for file opening and writing)? ProcessMonitor is extremely configurable when it comes to filtering.
     
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    to monitor registry changes made by a particular program (exe file) i sometimes use RegFromApp.
     
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    hi
    cool , is it free?
     
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    It is free. I haven't tried it.
     
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