Monitor System Changes with WinPatrol
Your Computer is always a target of malwares, spywares and different forms of viruses. You need something to monitor your PC and warn you when something seems out of place. WinPatrol is a free application that has been designed to increase the performance and usability of your computer system. It monitors important system areas that are likely to be altered by malicious programs like start-up folder, cookies, scheduled tasks. It also gives you a better understanding of what programs are being added to your computer system.
The program doesn’t slow down the system and is highly customizable. If something new installs on the PC, it will notify and ask you whether you want it. It will also warn if you some program adds itself to the start up or tries to modify the browser homepage. It contains a cookie monitoring system which allows you to delete a cookie based on a certain keyword found in it. It uses a heuristic approach to detect threats. It can also kill multiple tasks that tries to replicate itself in each step. It can also detect HOSTS file changes. The interface contains 10 tabs which leads to the different areas of the program. It also includes a WHOIS lookup tool. It can generate full reports in HTML format and also comes with a delayed start up feature.
The program is free and a PLUS version is also available for $30 which offers real time infiltration detection and access to online database. The program is easy to use and is very helpful. It runs on all the version of Windows.