How do I find the files a program uses?

Jacen47 December 2, 2010
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I have a problem with a program in Windows and I need to delete one of its file but can not find it anywhere. Is there a way or program that will allow me to track what files a program uses?

  1. Cook Anthony78
    April 20, 2012 at 4:15 am

    trying to download a net protect program on computer but it keeps saying that I have got to enable javascript how do I go about doing that so I can download the program I need to protect my computer

  2. Anonymous
    December 3, 2010 at 2:14 pm

    Hi well try to instal the same program to another pc then take a snapshot of this file installed locations and compare it to yours, see whats is missing.check your event viewer•Click Start, Run and type eventvwr.msc or eventvwr•Select Application entry in the left pane•In the right-pane, look for the Error entry denoted by a Red XDependency Walker http://www.dependencywalker.co.../Dependency Viewerhttp://www.foxprogramming.co.u... Viewer Setup.exe
    http://www.softpedia.com/get/System/File-Management/Dependency-Viewer.shtml

  3. Anonymous
    December 2, 2010 at 10:03 pm

    Hi
    Which program is, if its a hidden file then you have to enable show hidden files in windows explorer.

    • Stephen Hill
      December 2, 2010 at 11:22 pm

      It's a program I designed myself, don't know when I will release it. My younger brother messed with it and now I have no idea what he did so I need and every time I try to access it I get an error saying a file is stopping it without saying what the file is.

      I have no idea what the file is, I need to find it and don't know where to start looking for it.

      This is why I need a way to track what files it uses.

      Also, with the hidden files, I have a program that auto hides or un-hides them.

      • Anonymous
        December 3, 2010 at 1:54 pm

        Generally, a file a executable uses is in its directory. If you coded it you should now where all dll are, etc. To answer your question, The closest thing I can think of is Process Explorer from Sysinternals.

        About all I can say is, hope you had a backup of the program.

        • Stephen Hill
          December 3, 2010 at 5:23 pm

          That's exactly what I needed, thanks.

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