,androidi wrote

http://sourceforge.net/projects/ntfs-search/

(compiles fine with 2008 after changing the .ico name and removing the intermed. manifest)

I just built and ran it (after a few build tweaks like as you described) and all I can say is "wow". This is a really good piece of work and, yes, makes me weep for Microsoft again.

Can you explain the USN stuff in simple terms for me, what does the C# scanner do that this C++ program doesn't?