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  1. #1
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    Oct 2004

    Identify which dlls an executable uses


    I've seen some digital forensics books and articles refer to having a "clean" version of executables (such as cmd.exe from various versions of Windows) on write-only media. It struck me that some (if not most) executables use one or more dlls and I wonder of it's possible to trace which is/are used? Ideally, I'd like to use a utility which is native to Windows but, if that's not possible, freeware or shareware.

    Thanks for your time.

  2. #2
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    Jul 2007

    Process Explorer?

    Maybe this is what you're looking for?


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    AO Curmudgeon rcgreen's Avatar
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    I came in to the world with nothing. I still have most of it.

  4. #4
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    Oct 2004
    Thank you for the tips. I'll look into these apps.

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    And don't forget for XP, the built-in tasklist /M

  6. #6
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    I had no idea about that switch - it looks very useful. Thank you.

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