As a part of ensuring that they have created a secure environment, Windows administrators often need to know what kind of accesses specific users or groups have to resources including files, directories, Registry keys, and Windows services. AccessChk quickly answers these questions with an intuitive interface and output. AccessChk is a console program. Copy AccessChk onto your executable path. Typing "accesschk" displays its usage syntax.
Version 5.1 includes a command-line utility that shows the security settings and effective access on many object types, including registry keys and files, now reports Windows 8 claims and capabilities.