PsTools Suite: Standing tall next to our other tools is a suite of Microsoft tools designed to extract various kinds of information and perform other tasks involving a system. The tools in the PsTools suite allow you to manage remote systems as well as the local system.
NOTE: You can download the PsTools suite for free from Microsoft at https://technet.microsoft .com/en-us/sysinternals/bb896649.aspx.
The tools included in the suite, downloadable as a package, are as follows:
PsExec: Executes processes remotely.
PsFile: Displays files opened remotely.
PsGetSid: Displays the SID of a computer or a user.
PsInfo: Lists information about a system.
PsPing: Measures network performance.
PsKill: Kills processes by name or process ID.
PsList: Lists detailed information about processes.
PsLoggedOn: Lets you see who’s logged on locally and via resource sharing (full source is included).
PsLogList: Dumps event log records.
PsPasswd: Change account passwords.
PsService: Views and controls services.
PsShutdown: Shuts down and optionally reboots a computer.
PsSuspend: Suspends process.
PsUptime: Shows you how long a system has been running since its reboot (PsUptime’s functionality has been incorporated into PsInfo).