Editors' reviewAll things considered, this free utility's wealth of PC-maintenance tools makes it a worthy pick for just about all users. Similar to a souped-up version of the Task Manager, Computer Inspector lets you view all running processes on your PC and disable unwanted items. The logically arranged and attractive interface also gives you options for managing browser-helper objects and other Net-related items; uninstalling applications; and managing which programs run on bootup. If Computer Inspector catches a suspicious program, such as a piece of adware, it alerts you by highlighting that entry in red. In our tests, all of the program's tools demonstrated effective performance, and the vast majority of them were a snap to use. Folks seeking a simple way to keep their machine in good condition will find the free Computer Inspector a handy pickup.
Windows Inspector will analyze and warn you about third-party software installed on your computer. It shows what's running with full details, and highlights any suspicious process. Windows Inspector has a database of common and malicious system applications, which it uses as a filter. The program is helpful in the case of a browser hijacking unwanted BHOs, toolbars, buttons, and context menus. It provides full details of all Internet Explorer-related data, which can be vulnerable to attack from malicious applications. These days more and more sites are installing spyware and adware in one disguised form or another. One of the major areas covered by Windows Inspector is start-up items. Every program that runs automatically has to include itself as a start-up item.
Version 6.3 may include unspecified updates, enhancements, or bug fixes.