Defrag Tools: #87 - Windows 8.1 Update

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In this episode of Defrag Tools, Andrew Richards walks you through the download of the Windows 8.1 Update SDK, the Windows 8.1 Store App Samples, the latest Sysinternals tools, and the Wintellect Package Explorer. We harvest the Debugging Tools for Windows, Windows Performance Toolkit, and Application Verifier files from the SDK.

Previous Versions:
Windows 7.0
Windows 8.0
Windows 8.1

Windows RT 8.1, Windows 8.1, and Windows Server 2012 R2 Update: April 2014
Windows 8.1 SDK
Windows 8.1 Store App Samples
Wintellect - Windows Runtime via C# (Wintellect Package Explorer)
Defrag Tools OneDrive (SIEExtPub, PDE & Scripts)

[00:00]Windows 8.1 Update (KB2919355)
[01:30] - The USB Stick/OneDrive "Lightsaber"
[02:25] - Sysinternals Suite
[04:12] - Windows 8.1 SDK
[06:13] - Wintellect Package Explorer
[08:45] - Harvest the SDK files for xcopy use
[11:42]SIEExtPub and PDE
[13:57] - Windows 8.1 Store App Samples
[14:26] - Environment Variables and Registry Keys
[16:34] - Quick Summary
[18:00] - Email us your issues at

Environment Variables - Symbols.cmd

md c:\My
md c:\My\Sym
md c:\My\SymCache
compact /c /s /i /q c:\My\Sym\
compact /c /s /i /q c:\My\SymCache\
setx /m _NT_SYMBOL_PATH SRV*C:\My\Sym*
setx /m _NT_SYMCACHE_PATH C:\My\SymCache

Registry Entries - WinDbg -IA (PDE).reg

Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00





@="WinDbg Post-Mortem Dump File"



@="Open x&64"

@="\"C:\\debuggers\\windbg.exe\" -z \"%1\" -a pde.dll"

@="Open x&86"

@="\"C:\\debuggers_x86\\windbg.exe\" -z \"%1\" -a pde.dll"



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