: This update to Coreinfo, a command line utility that reports detailed information about a system’s processor topology, CPU features, and cache topology, fixes a bug affecting the calculation of NUMA node costs and adds support for several more processor features, including RDRAND, LAHF/SAHF, Prefetchw and Intel Speedstep.
: Desktops, a virtual desktop utility for Windows that lets you create up to three additional workspaces, is now compatible with Windows 8, properly supporting Winkey hotkey sequences (like Winkey+R to bring up the Run dialog) on alternate desktops and switching back to the primary desktop’s start screen when you hit Winkey.
: LiveKd, a command-line utility that enables you to use the Windows kernel debuggers to examine live systems as well as virtual machines, now support Windows 8.
: PsPasswd, a Pstools utility for remoting changing local machine passwords, now includes support for changing domain account passwords.
: This release of TestLimit, an educational tool for testing the way Windows handles exhaustion of various resource types such as system commit, fixes an output formatting bug that could have it report KB instead of MB.
: Whois v1.11, a tool for looking up domain name registration information, includes bug fixes that could cause it to crash if provided with malformed domain name input strings.