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I do not want to debug the code within the program, I simply want to know what external resources it accesses - files, connections, registry, etc... Is there an easy way to do this in Windows?

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You can use utilities from sysinternals package, such as process monitor.

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  • Doesn't that only list what resources it currently has opened? I'm looking for a history of what it touched/opened in detail as it started/ran/closed. – youcantexplainthat Sep 16 '14 at 15:07
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    No, it logs access to system resources. – w s Sep 16 '14 at 15:09
  • Or ApiMonitor for that matter :) – Dominik Antal Sep 16 '14 at 16:41
  • @dominik-antal : ApiMonitor search turns up a few things. Can you be specific? w-s : Processmonitor is not being specific. It only lists full directories and key branchs the program accesses, not specific keys or files. ...and doesn't provide a timestamp of first/last access. Saying "HKCU" in the lower panel isn't useful. – youcantexplainthat Sep 16 '14 at 18:39
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    Would you post the application log somewhere? It is a bit hard to solve problems blindly. – w s Sep 17 '14 at 6:27

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