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Sxs Tracing Tool
Sxstrace.exe is a 32-bit executable for a command line application that has no GUI.
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Key Facts from within File
These are the direct values are extracted from the file. These are defined by the original developer. Some items may be unspecified, mistyped or out of date.
Sxs Tracing Tool
Microsoft Windows Operating System
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File System and OS Information
This directory holds the 32-bit system files on the 64-bit editions of Windows. WOW stands for Windows On Windows. When a 32-bit program runs, Windows will simulate this directory as being c:\windows\system32 for backwards compatibility.
The two security hashes for Sxstrace.exe were created from the original file. The security hash is created by scanning all bytes within the file. Identical files should have the same hashes. SHA1 is considered the more secure than the older MD5 hash.
files are required when running this program. These may call other files, and there can be additional required files not in this list.
This program does not appear to be internally referenced by any other file.
Instructions on Use
Command-line help instructions for this application.
WinSxs Tracing Utility.
Usage: SxsTrace [Options]
Trace -logfile:FileName [-nostop]
Enabling tracing for sxs.
Tracing log is saved to FileName.
If -nostop is specified, will not prompt to stop tracing.
Parse -logfile:FileName -outfile:ParsedFile [-filter:AppName]
Translate the raw trace file into a human readable format and save the result
Use -filter option to filter the output.
Stop the trace if it is not stopped before.
Example: SxsTrace Trace -logfile:SxsTrace.etl
SxsTrace Parse -logfile:SxsTrace.etl -outfile:SxsTrace.txt
Internal Resource Counts
Resources are read-only content stored within the file. It is mostly used to hold graphics, strings, menus and dialog templates, although other types are occasionally used. See our section on Resources Help for more details.
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