In this episode of Defrag Tools, Andrew Richards, Chad Beeder and Larry Larsen walk you through the download of the Windows 8.1 SDK and the latest Sysinternals tools. We harvest the Debugging Tools for Windows, Windows Performance Toolkit, and Application Verifier files from the SDK. We also show some of the new WinDbg features.
[00:00] - The USB Stick "Lightsaber"
[01:20] - Sysinternals Suite
[03:13] - Environment Variables and Registry Keys
[05:48] - Windows 8.1 SDK
[08:56] - Harvest the files for xcopy use
[11:20] - ProcDumpExt
[11:51] - WinDbg - New Symbol messages
[12:55] - WinDbg - Auto-loads SOS (See Ep. #64 for a demo of SOS downloading)
[14:00] - Email us your issues at firstname.lastname@example.org
Environment Variables (Symbols.cmd):
setx /m _NT_SYMBOL_PATH SRV*C:\My\Sym*http://msdl.microsoft.com/download/symbols
setx /m _NT_SYMCACHE_PATH C:\My\SymCache
Registry Entries (WinDbg -IA.reg):
Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00
@="WinDbg Post-Mortem Dump File"
@="\"C:\\debuggers\\windbg.exe\" -z \"%1\" -a procdumpext.dll"
@="\"C:\\debuggers_x86\\windbg.exe\" -z \"%1\" -a procdumpext.dll"
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