Archives / 2010
  • A Bluescreen By Any Other Color

    Note: for an easier way to customize the blue screen’s colors, see my next blog post, “ Blue Screens in Designer Colors with One Click ”. Seeing a bluescreen that’s not blue is disconcerting, even for me, and based on the reaction of the TechEd audiences...(read more)

  • The Case of the Slow Project File Opens

    If you’ve seen one of my Case of the Unexplained presentations (like the one I delivered at TechEd Europe last month that’s posted for on-demand viewing ), you know that I emphasize how thread stacks are a powerful troubleshooting tool for diagnosing...(read more)

  • LiveKd for Virtual Machine Debugging

    When Dave Solomon and I were writing the 3 rd edition of the Windows Internals book series Inside Windows 2000 back in 1999, we pondered if there was a way to enable kernel debuggers like Windbg and Kd (part of the free Debugging Tools for Windows package...(read more)