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ESET SysInspector divides various types of information into several basic sections called nodes. If available you may find additional details by expanding each node into its subnodes. To open or collapse a node just double-click the name of the node or alternatively click Nod32 sinsp navigating Navigating in ESET SysInspector  or Nod32 sinsp navigating 01 Navigating in ESET SysInspector  next to the name of the node. As you browse through the tree structure of nodes and subnodes in the Navigation Window you may find various details for each node shown in the Description Window. If you browse through items in the Description Window additional details for each item may be displayed in the Details Window.

Following are the descriptions for the main nodes in the Navigation Window and related information in the Description and Details Windows.


An operating system comprises of several important kernel components running 24/7 and providing basic and vital functions for other user applications. In certain cases, such processes are displayed in the tool ESET SysInspector with file path beginning with \??\. Those symbols provide pre-launch optimization for those processes; they are safe for the system and as such are correct.

Running processes
This node contains information about applications and processes running at the time of generating the report. In the Description Window you may find additional details for each process such as dynamic libraries used by the process and their location in the system, the name of the application’s vendor, the risk level of the file etc.

The Detail Window contains additional information for items selected in the Description Window such as the file size or its hash.

Network connections
The Description Window contains a list of processes and applications communicating over the network using the protocol selected in the Navigation window (TCP or UDP) along with the remote address where to which the application is connected to. You can also check DNS assigning assigned IP addresses.

The Detail Window contains additional information for items selected in the Description Window such as the file size or its hash.

Important Registry Entries
Contains a list of selected registry entries which are often related to various problems with your system like those specifying startup programs, browser helper objects (BHO), etc.

In the Description Window you may find which files are related to specific registry entries. You may see additional details in the Details Window.

The Description Window Contains a list of files registered as Windows Services. You may check the way the service is set to start along with specific details of the file in the Details Window.

A list of drivers installed in the system.

Critical files
The Description Window displays content of critical files related to the Microsoft Windows ® operating system.

System information
Contains detailed information about hardware and software along with information about set environmental variables and user rights.

File details
A list of important system files and files in the Program Files folder. Additional information specific for the files can be found in the Description and Details Windows.

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