Using The WinDiff Utility

One of the tools that comes with the Windows 9X Resource Kit Sampler is Microsoft WinDiff, a file and folder comparison tool. Very handy for version checking and troubleshooting, this tool gives you a graphical display of the differences found between files and/or folders, on a line-by-line, color coded list.

WinDiff isn't installed as part of Windows 9X, but you can easily set it up yourself. Just insert your Windows CD and go to the '\tools\reskit\file' sub-folder. Look for and copy WINDIFF.EXE, GUTILS.DLL, and WINDIFF.HLP to any folder, then create a shortcut to WINDIFF.EXE and drop it into your System Tools folder for easy access later.