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Type of Program: Utility
Supported Platforms: Windows 95-XP
Company/Authors Name: WINOK/David Oldroyd
Version: 2.0.2
Price: $30.00
Installed Size: 3.3mb


If you’re any type of computer user you’ve no doubt had your share of installing programs and uninstalling them. What happens after awhile and you’ve installed and uninstalled countless applications? In my experience, even the best applications never completely uninstall themselves. They will always generally leave behind fragments here and there. No problem, right?

Wrong. After many uses of installing and uninstalling programs you may suddenly wonder why your computer is not behaving correctly. Out of the blue your computer may "lock-up" or do any number of "strange" things. Many times the reason it does this is because of these fragmented, changed or corrupt files lying around.

Well, now you have a program that helps eliminate these problems. PcXray was designed to be used to enhance the functionality provided by the Microsoft Installer to provide a comprehensive Software Management System. It has extensive reporting, scanning, monitoring and debugging functions that help in all of your installed applications. Now many of the features and components can be easily identified with problems, such as missing or changed files (which are generally the cause of many computer malfunctions). Conflicts between applications can be quickly detected.

If you’re a programmer or developer you can write scripts that can identify the software environment required to successfully run your application. You can also verify the installations and check and resolve any problems with your own scripts. PcXray, let it look "through" your system to aid in keeping it clean.

User Friendly
Ease of Installation
Reviewed by Robert Hall

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