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Author Topic: Looking for simple "before & after" file/registry snapshotter  (Read 10048 times)

Lolipop Jones

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To do this:
Take a snapshot.
Run my program.
Take another snapshot.
See a comparison of exactly what files and registry entries were changed.

This is for an almost trivial purpose, I'm setting up a new family PC and need to find out where some older games store all their user history files (unfortunately not in a defined save game location).  So a high cost system restore package is not really what I'm looking for.

Searched the forum and found one reference that sounded perfect to a program called "What Changed". Unfortunately the post is two years old and the program is apparently no longer available.

Thanks

LJ
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PhilB66

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« Last Edit: May 26, 2008, 10:23:10 AM by PhilB66 »

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Re: Looking for simple "before & after" file/registry snapshotter
« Reply #2 on: May 26, 2008, 12:23:17 PM »
I use Total Uninstall. It has gone shareware but you can still find the last freeware edition through Google. Excellent app.


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Re: Looking for simple "before & after" file/registry snapshotter
« Reply #4 on: May 26, 2008, 02:29:02 PM »
I think the best snapshot/diff tool ATM
in the freeware area is SystemExplorer.

http://systemexplorer.mistergroup.org/

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more screen shots at http://system-explor...ic.de/ie/screenshots


PhilB66

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I think the best snapshot/diff tool ATM in the freeware area is SystemExplorer.

http://systemexplorer.mistergroup.org/

When I click on the link, I get redirected to http://www.spywarete...er_id=semain_banner_*GeoUSCA*


Be careful!

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Re: Looking for simple "before & after" file/registry snapshotter
« Reply #6 on: May 27, 2008, 02:07:47 AM »
I think the best snapshot/diff tool ATM in the freeware area is SystemExplorer.

http://systemexplorer.mistergroup.org/

When I click on the link, I get redirected to http://www.spywarete...er_id=semain_banner_*GeoUSCA*

that's funny, looks fine here.. (now)
Tom

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Re: Looking for simple "before & after" file/registry snapshotter
« Reply #7 on: May 27, 2008, 05:54:06 AM »
Spyware Terminator is an another freeware tool "mister" is involved in.

Maybe he puzzled up his server ;-)


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Re: Looking for simple "before & after" file/registry snapshotter
« Reply #8 on: May 27, 2008, 06:14:01 AM »
Spyware Terminator is an another freeware tool "mister" is involved in.

What is his involvement? Where did you find this info?

Thanks.

OK, got it... Senior Programmer, Miroslav Topolar.

Still investigating...
« Last Edit: May 27, 2008, 06:18:07 AM by PhilB66 »

AbteriX

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Re: Looking for simple "before & after" file/registry snapshotter
« Reply #9 on: May 27, 2008, 06:18:39 AM »
I know "mister", and he is one of the developer of Spyware Terminator

PhilB66

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Re: Looking for simple "before & after" file/registry snapshotter
« Reply #10 on: May 27, 2008, 06:31:53 AM »
I know "mister"

Maybe you could ask him to explain this redirection issue.

Lolipop Jones

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Re: Looking for simple "before & after" file/registry snapshotter
« Reply #11 on: May 30, 2008, 09:51:45 AM »
Thanks to everyone, Regshot did the trick just fine.
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Re: Looking for simple "before & after" file/registry snapshotter
« Reply #12 on: June 16, 2008, 01:25:06 PM »
2PhilB66: I tried add some ads to our System Explorer homepage. Your visit was maybe on same time as maintainance of my homepage. Sorry for problems.

PhilB66

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Re: Looking for simple "before & after" file/registry snapshotter
« Reply #13 on: June 16, 2008, 06:23:42 PM »
2PhilB66: I tried add some ads to our System Explorer homepage. Your visit was maybe on same time as maintainance of my homepage. Sorry for problems.

Thanks for stoping by. This seems to be resolved on the homepage but I still encounter this redirection issue when visiting the forum (Here for example: Board index » System Explorer » SystemExplorer - Development » Minor Nit).

Also, is Systemexplorer a private project? I ask this because I noticed some files are hosted @ http://se.xacti.com/se/beta/.

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Re: Looking for simple "before & after" file/registry snapshotter
« Reply #14 on: June 16, 2008, 10:34:22 PM »
<a href="http://www.sridharkatakam.com">My blog</a>

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Re: Looking for simple "before & after" file/registry snapshotter
« Reply #15 on: June 17, 2008, 01:23:54 AM »
Thanks for stoping by. This seems to be resolved on the homepage but I still encounter this redirection issue when visiting the forum (Here for example: Board index » System Explorer » SystemExplorer - Development » Minor Nit).
There must be something wrong. What internet browser do you use ? There are flash ads on forum, but no redirection. User must click to banner for navigating to ads address. Could you please write more details about this issue ?

Also, is Systemexplorer a private project? I ask this because I noticed some files are hosted @ http://se.xacti.com/se/beta/.
SystemExplorer is private project. Download count of SystemExplorer 1.4 was too high for our hosting provider. So, we must have files for download hosted on some alternative download server. XACTI is hosting our files for free.

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Re: Looking for simple "before & after" file/registry snapshotter
« Reply #16 on: June 23, 2008, 09:19:09 AM »
Thanks mistercz for clearing this up. I use Opera and have ads & flash disabled/blocked.