Defrag Tools: #55 - Bugcheck 0xAB Crash

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In this episode of Defrag Tools, Chad Beeder, Andrew Richards and Larry Larsen show you the analysis of a Bugcheck 0xAB (by C9'er David Grainger). We show Chad's debugging and troubleshooting steps to solve the issue.


Debugging Tools for Windows

[00:00] - Bugcheck 0xAB by C9'er David Grainger
[01:03] - C:\Windows\MiniDumps
[01:48] - Changed to Complete Dump (Win-X | System)
[02:47] - Open the dump in the Debugger
[03:00] - !analyze -v
[03:29] - Windows Internals book - Session Space
[04:36] - Back to the dump... pool tag Gh1?
[06:53] - Windows GDI - we were all wrong, it's "graphics device interface"
[07:54] - Send to Microsoft
[08:48] - August 2013 Update Rollup - KB2862768
[09:00] - Display pointer trails - KB2865941
[11:27] - Email us your issues at



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