Defrag Tools: #53 - Crashes, Hangs and Slow Performance

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In this episode of Defrag Tools, Andrew Richards, Chad Beeder and Larry Larsen talk about Crashes, Hangs and Slow Performance. We talk about how to approach these issues and list the tools that can help you analyze them.


Sysinternals VMMap
Sysinternals ProcDump

Debugging Tools for Windows
Windows Performance Toolkit

[00:00] - General Troubleshooting
[00:34] - Crashes
[04:10] - Windows Error Reporting
[04:40] - AeDebug
[09:15] - Event Viewer - Application Log - "Source:Application Error, Event ID:1000"
[10:10] - BSOD
[10:51] - Event Viewer - System Log - "Source:BugCheck, Event ID:1001"
[11:54] - System | Advanced | Startup and Recovery - Restart
[13:55] - OCA
[15:15] - Hangs
[17:09] - Forcing a Hard Reboot (ACPI)
[18:50] - Store app hangs - PLM restarts app on hang
[19:48] - Desktop app hangs - "Not Responding" - DWM desktop composition
[26:44] - Slow Performance
[27:10] - Windows Performance Toolkit
[29:09] - Email us your issues at



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