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Author Topic: windows up - unspecified - determining the source.  (Read 2479 times)

Steven Avery

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windows up - unspecified - determining the source.
« on: July 01, 2009, 08:33:53 PM »
Hi Folks,

  When there is a message up in a window, and you do not know the program source, and it
does not tell you, is there a way to really determine ?  Short of killing processes and seeing
when it goes away ?

Shalom,
Steven

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Re: windows up - unspecified - determining the source.
« Reply #1 on: July 02, 2009, 12:56:35 AM »
If memory serves me right, there used to be a tool called: cowspy (or something like that)

It would identify everything going on in the screen. You could even get information from opened windows that were not made visible as well.


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Re: windows up - unspecified - determining the source.
« Reply #3 on: July 02, 2009, 02:18:06 AM »
WinLister and WinExplorer - both by Nirsoft

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Re: windows up - unspecified - determining the source.
« Reply #4 on: July 02, 2009, 02:21:11 AM »
WinEnabler is a good alternative (scroll all the way down the page)

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Re: windows up - unspecified - determining the source.
« Reply #5 on: July 02, 2009, 10:06:41 AM »
Hi Folks,

Thanks.  I will be trying those out (I have a message on my screen about compressed (zip) folder being invalid, and I want to test and see which tells me best the source, before my next reboot).  And this led to some new entries on the free-biz thread.

Shalom,
Steven