Apologies if this is off topic, but I remember coming across some software the other day which would display the command line options on an executable, but I cannot for the life of me remember what it is called. It's so frustrating. I have left it over the weekend and still cannot remember so I thought I would ask you knowledgeable folk.

Does anyone recognise the description and know what software I am talking about?
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Doesn't SysInternals' "Process Explorer" show you command-line arguments?
Answered 10/27/2008 by: VBScab
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mcompton69,

I do recall having a piece of software that did something like this a while ago, but can't remember what it's called and I didn't actually find it very useful.

Have you tried:
<nameofexecutable> /?

That works 99.9% of the time [;)]

Hope this helps,

Dunnpy
Answered 10/27/2008 by: dunnpy
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ORIGINAL: VBScab

Doesn't SysInternals' "Process Explorer" show you command-line arguments?


That wasnt what i came across the other day, but i will try it as i didnt know it did that.
Answered 10/27/2008 by: mcompton69
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ORIGINAL: dunnpy

Have you tried:
<nameofexecutable> /?



Yes, always do but for some progs it does work meaning you need to look elsewhere (a good example is msiexec.exe version 2).
Answered 10/27/2008 by: mcompton69
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Hang on, I may have misunderstood. I thought you wanted to know what command line had been sent as arguments to an EXE, but now it sounds like you want to know what arguments an EXE will take, right? If that's the case, I can't help, other than suggest diving into the EXE itself with a decent text editor (i.e. practically anything except NotePad). Some EXEs have their text strings obfuscated, though.
Answered 10/27/2008 by: VBScab
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Hi,

Was it ussf using Peid?

http://www.msfn.org/board/Universal-Silent-Switch-F-t17940.html

~Gizsha
Answered 10/27/2008 by: gizsha
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ORIGINAL: VBScab

Doesn't SysInternals' "Process Explorer" show you command-line arguments?


Tried that and it has not worked - unless i am missing a feature in Process Explorer - where would it tell me the command line options??
Answered 10/27/2008 by: mcompton69
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See post # 6
Answered 10/27/2008 by: VBScab
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That was the software that I was unable to remember - It wasn't that useful for most things, but may be in your case.

Thanks,

Dunnpy
Answered 10/27/2008 by: dunnpy
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ORIGINAL: gizsha

Hi,

Was it ussf using Peid?

http://www.msfn.org/board/Universal-Silent-Switch-F-t17940.html


That may well have been it as i was on MSFN the other day. Our poxy proxy blocks the PEID page though so i will try it from home and post back.

Thanks all, really helpful and prompt responses!!! :D
Answered 10/27/2008 by: mcompton69
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The link on MSFN is blocked by proxy/firewall at my current client. However, a Google for PEID gets you direct to the actual site, http://www.peid.info/
Answered 10/28/2008 by: VBScab
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Next to Peid, you'll need the:
USSF.exe and the USSF.au3, which I could only find on the MSFN site.

If MSFN is blocked at your place as well then get in touch with me, I have these two files and can email them to you.

~Gizsha
Answered 10/28/2008 by: gizsha
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