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August, 2009

  • Two Minute Drill: Using PROCDUMP

    Hello again AskPerf!  Blake Morrison here to introduce you to a new tool from Sysinternals called ProcDump.  If you are familiar with AdPlus then ProcDump will be a welcome addition to your debugging arsenal.  ProcDump is a new command...
  • Working on an Application Compatibility Issue? Let us Help!

    Windows 7 is only a few weeks away! The buzz is building! However, if your applications aren’t quite ready for Windows 7 (or even Vista) and having you’re having issues, then maybe you’re not quite as excited as I am. But – there is good news - we may...
  • Windows 7: No More NET PRINT

    Happy Friday AskPerf!  No, that’s not a typo in the title, the NET PRINT functionality no longer exists in Windows 7.  The decision to deprecate the functionality was based on usage data and the fact that there were multiple ways to perform...
  • Debug 101: Examining Memory Use

    Happy Friday AskPerf! No alphabet soup or Sesame Street quips today. Today, we’re going to take a quick look at two debugger commands that you can use to examine memory use, !vm and !memusage . Why two commands? One shows you information about virtual...
  • Debug 101: What does !analyze do?

    Over the last few weeks, we’ve been posting quite a bit on different topics related to Debugging .  Today we’re continuing in that vein by looking at one of the most common commands that we use when reviewing both kernel- and user-mode dump files...
  • Two Minute Drill: Debugging and the k* Commands

    Good morning AskPerf! 2009 is moving fast – it’s hard to believe we’re already into August! Today, we’re continuing on with our debugging focus. Over the next few posts, we’ll be looking at different command types within the debugger. Today’s post is...
  • Two Minute Drill: Debugging ��� lm, not just Alphabet Neighbors

    I know – it really does seem like I’m on a bit of a Sesame Street kick at the moment, doesn’t it? Ah well - it is Friday and the weekend is almost upon us. Why not have a little fun? Today, we’re continuing on with looking at different debugger commands...
  • What do we do with a bug report?

    Happy Friday AskPerf Readers.  We’re taking a quick break from our debugging series today, because we thought you might enjoy reading this post on the Windows 7 blog.  Here’s an excerpt to whet your appetite … This has been a busy couple of...