FileMon is a comprehensive monitoring tool that displays the file system activities on the system in real time. It is equipped with advanced capabilities which make it a flexible, powerful tool for discovering the ways your machine works, tracking problems in application or system file configurations, seeing the way apps use DLLs and files. The most impressive is the program’s timestamping feature which shows precise data about every read, write, delete and open. There is also a status column associated with each to tell you about the outcome. The app is designed to be easy to use and makes anybody an expert in no time. Launch it and it starts monitoring and you can save the output window to a file for viewing offline. The search facility and setting up of filters help you find what you want.