NewSID Retirement and the Machine SID Duplication Myth: Mark’s latest blog post debunks the myth that having duplicate machine SIDs causes problems, explaining why the Sysinternals NewSID tool has been retired.

 

Disk2vhd v1.3: This update to Disk2vhd makes more Windows XP and Windows Server 2003 VHDs bootable by updating their MBR and boot sectors to be compatible with Hyper-V and Virtual PC and by installing the Intelide driver if it it’s not already installed. It also optimizes image creation by not copying paging and hibernation files.

 

Sigcheck v1.62: This update to Sigcheck, a utility that displays file version and digital signature information, removes a file size limit for generating file hashes, works on 64-bit MSI files, and reports expired signatures.

 

Process Monitor v2.8: Displays new Windows 7 CreateFile options, includes file-delete operations in the Category filter’s Write subcategory, and displays names for more IOCTLs and result codes.

 

LiveKd v3.12: This release fixes compatibility with 64-bit Windows XP and Windows Server 2003.