TechNet Magazine: Inside the Windows Vista Kernel: In this first part of a series on what’s new in the Windows Vista kernel, Mark Russinovich looks at changes in the areas of processes and threads, and in I/O. Future installments will cover memory management, startup and shutdown, reliability and recovery, and security.
Mark’s TechNet Podcast Interview: You can listen to Mark talk about how he got into computers and what he’s working on at Microsoft in the November edition of TechNet Magazine’s Podcast (Mark’s interview starts about 11 minutes into the recording.)
The following Sysinternals utilities and files have been updated:
- AutoRuns v8.6 Update: Autoruns now shows service DLLs configured to run in Service Host processes, network providers, language bar addins, and Vista credential providers. It also uses the configured IE7 search engine for on-line searches and includes fixes for running on Vista.
- ZoomIt v1.21 Update: This update to ZoomIt improves zoom-in/out performance.