FileChecker 1.7      

Size:   927KB

License:   FREEWARE

Publisher:  Publisher | Listed Programs

Release Date:   2006-02-15

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OS:  Win 9x/ME/NT/2K/XP/2K3

Downloads:   2125

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Software Product Description

FileChecker will help you to watch important system files for changes, modifications, or tampering (by malicious programs).


  • Lets you specify files to watch.
  • Notifies (if you want) and logs if changes/modifications/deletions/tamperings occur to the files you have selected.
  • Runs in the background - can be minimized to the system tray for convenience.
  • Is very small, and takes up very little memory.
  • Can save your watch list and scan time preferences.
  • Can start up minimized to the system tray, and begin watching your files silently.
  • Can compute cryptographic hashes of files (checksums)!
  • Has new installer program that should install extraneous files that were missing on some users' computers.
  • Added configuarble pop-up notification options (you can select to have pop ups for all detected changes, just for checksums, just for file deletions, combinations of those, etc.)
  • Log file format changed to add date and time for events.
  • Log file can now be set up to export to a text file (it is recommended you configure the log file to be placed in a directory OTHER than your FileChecker install directory).
  • Watch-list is now stored in ENCRYPTED format (you can also change your current watch-list to encrypted format with a click of a button).
  • Other configuration information (such as location of log file) is stored in ENCRYPTED format.
  • You can select only certain files on your watch-list to be checksummed.
  • Help file added.
  • Password Protection
  • Optional installation as a Windows Service (adds to the security!)
  • Logging to the NT Event Log
  • Administrator Lock-Down Features
  • Bug Fixes
  • Optional tool-tips to help new users.
  • Fixed a small number of bugs some users were experiencing.
  • Fixed "run-time error 6" crash.
  • SMTP ALERT ENGINE! (Send e-mail alerts for deletions, checksum changes, etc.)
  • Donation page
  • Tutorial for beginning users