Hidden Tools On Microsoft Windows

So guys today we are going to check out some of the tricks about windows. These tricks are kind of all-rounder tricks. They will help you with all parts of the computer.

Topics we will be going through are:

  1. MRT
  2. FIREWALL.CPL
  3. RESOURCES MONITOR
  4. netplwiz
  5. DEVMGMT.MSC

So let’s get started:-

MRT

mrt

Mrt stands for Malicious Software Removal Tool.

What does mrt.exe do?
Checks your PC for malicious software, then removes it.

Microsoft Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool is a freely distributed virus removal tool developed by Microsoft for the Microsoft Windows operating system.

This handy app made by Microsoft will check your PC for malware, then remove it. The app is freely distributed and built into most Windows versions. To launch it, type MRT in the Windows search bar. Once you launch the app you can check your PC for malicious software.

FIREWALL.CPL

firewall

Firewall. CPL is considered a type of Windows Firewall Control Panel DLL Launching Stub file. It is most commonly used in Microsoft®’s Windows® Operating System developed by Microsoft. It uses the CPL file extension and is considered a Win32 DLL (Dynamic-link library) file. The release of Firewall.

In Windows Task Manager, you can see what CPU, memory, disk, and network utilization is causing the firewall.CPL process. To access the Task Manager, hold down the Ctrl + Shift + Esc keys at the same time. These three buttons are located on the far left of your keyboard.

RESOURCES MONITOR

resources monitor

Resource Monitor, a utility in Windows Vista and later, displays information about the use of hardware (CPU, memory, disk, and network) and software (file handles and modules) resources in real-time. Users can launch Resource Monitor by executing resmon.exe (perfmon.exe in Windows Vista).

The Vista and later Resource Monitor heavily leverages the Event Tracing for Windows (ETW) facilities introduced in Windows 7. the counter setup (event tracing session) used by the Resource Monitor can provide logging as well.

The Resource Monitor window includes five tabs

  1. Overview
  2. Cpu
  3. Memory
  4. Disk
  5. Network

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Netplwiz

netplwiz

Netplwiz.exe is a useful tool for managing user accounts in Windows 7 and Vista. It is located in C:\Windows\System32. By using this application you can change users’ accounts info, their types (whether they are Administrators or Standart Users), also you can change the security settings.

This executable file is a hidden tool that gives you control over the user accounts on your computer. As long as you’re logged on under an administrator account, you can make this happen in many ways. Just go with the easiest method for you.

At the top of the list of the easiest ways to go about this is to turn to your computer’s Command Prompt. After all, this program is designed to enable advanced administrative processes. That, and resolve different Windows-related issues.

Devmgmt.msc

devmgmt.msc

devmgmt.MSC (Device Management) is a built-in Device Manager for Windows that provides you with a graphical view of the hardware that is installed on your computer. You can use Device Manager to update the drivers (or software) for hardware devices, modify hardware settings, and troubleshoot problems.

You will typically use devmgmt.MSC to check the status of your hardware and update device drivers on your computer. Advanced users who have a thorough understanding of computer hardware might also use Device Manager’s diagnostic features to resolve device conflicts and change resource settings.

So guys this is the end of the article. These were some of the hidden tricks which can be performed on windows. Many of us don’t know these commands so now you know.
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