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Undocking sometimes leaves a tray icon/hangs

Sometimes (maybe every 10th undocking) after undocking the laptop the function HotPlugSafeRemovalNotification from hotplug.dll hangs. It also leaves a system tray icon which looks as follows: The ...
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Is it possible to give the full path to an executable in “Image Execution Options\*\Debugger”?

Image Execution Options (HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options) with a key named after the executable and a string (REG_SZ) value is known to be ...
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1answer
28 views

Read registers on a NIC card on Windows

I have a Realtek Ethernet Controller on my x86 machine running Windows 7. I have the datasheet for the Ethernet controller. I am trying to debug a low-level issue and I need to read certain registers ...
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14 views

What logging can I turn on / dump can I retrieve in order to report this bug in Chrome?

Once or twice a week, I run into a bug in Chrome where not only all my Chrome tabs, but even all my Chrome windows, appear frozen, due to an invisible Javascript confirmation dialog. I don't know what ...
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2answers
550 views

How to tell what USB device caused bluescreen

I've got a mini dump from when my computer bluescreened. The debugger shows that it was a generic usb driver that caused the crash, but how to tell which one? This is the first time it's ...
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3answers
282 views

Debug the cause of a bluescreen in windows [duplicate]

I get infrequently a bluescreen on my Windows 7. I would like to know, how i should start debugging this. How can I make the bluescreen last, so i can read the error mesages? How are these messages ...
2
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1answer
434 views

investigating bsod causes

I experienced my second bsod in two weeks and I am starting to worry, here is the dump from the latest crash, can anyone gather any interesting information here? In the hopes of preventing this in ...
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1answer
186 views

How to tell if a process is out of control with Process Explorer?

Besides seeing constantly high CPU usage and growing memory usage in Task Manager, and without relying on a determination based on actual interaction with the program (e.g., sluggish interface), is ...
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1answer
324 views

Which dbghelp.dll do I use for debugging?

I'm trying to configure symbols in Process Explorer. I have the Windows SDK installed (and thus, Debugging Tools). However, there are two versions of dbghelp.dll -- x86 and x64. Which one do I use? ...
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121 views

Is it possible to find what's “choking” Firefox?

Is it possible to find what exactly is causing Firefox to randomly CPU-spike at 13%, freezing it entirely? And by "exactly", I mean finding what functions/calls/modules/threads/drivers are the direct ...
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0answers
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What does “GRM” stand for in GRMSDK in MS SDK DVD ISO images? [closed]

When one tries to install Debugging Tools for Windows as a Stand-alone Component, there is the possibility to download ISO images of the "Microsoft Windows SDK for Windows 7 and .NET Framework 4". The ...
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490 views

How to fix “ Remote Desktop Connection” error, is it OK to turn off port 3389? [closed]

I keep getting this error when I attempt to connect to our remote Database using Remote Desktop Connection . First, which reason of those 3 would it be? I search online and I found out this may ...
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1answer
672 views

Blue screen error in Windows 7 [duplicate]

I have Windows 7 Professional 64-bit and keep getting a blue screen error. I think it has something to do with my hard drive, but I'm not sure if it is failing or not. Here is the .dmp debug: ...
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1answer
625 views

How can I debug periodic 100% memory usage by services.exe?

I'm running Windows 7 SP1 on a MacBook Pro via Boot Camp (i.e. it boots natively). Recently services.exe started exhibiting behavior whereby every 15 minutes or so it will ramp up over the course of ...
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2answers
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BIOS Interruptions, how to trace and how to manipulate it on Windows?

Is there a way to see BIOS interrupts that raises to Windows? Can I use "debug" (cmd command) to send interrupts to BIOS and trace some results?
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1answer
3k views

How to debug Remote Desktop Connection when intranet connection works, but not external

How can I setup Remote Desktop Connection (RDP) when I've exhausted all my known searchable resources? I am attempting to set up Remote Desktop Connection on my Windows 7 Ultimate version and have ...
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1answer
1k views

Debugging Windows 7 FTP woes

I am having issues with a device sending files to an FTP site on a Windows 7 Pro machine. I am not seeing the same issue between the same device and a windows XP machine or between the windows XP ...
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1answer
153 views

Dragging a PDF file to a folder causes a hard freeze. How to debug? Causes?

When I drag some PDF file to some folder it causes my computer to have a hard freeze, this even disallows me to use CrashOnCtrlScroll to generate a BSOD to see where it hung... As my HDD & MEM ...
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2answers
9k views

How to debug a program as admin within Visual Studio

I'm running VS2K8 in Win7 64-bit. I'm logged in as admin and I'm running it as admin, but the program I'm working on fails with access denied when I call a restricted API. If run the program from ...
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2answers
965 views

Visual Studio 2008 Debugger really slow with SSD

My setup is a laptop with Windows 7 64-bit, Visual Studio 2008 SP1 on an Intel X25-M 4 GB SSD with page file turned off (no need) and 2.2 GHz Core Duo. What happens is weird: When I build my project ...
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1answer
800 views

Windows Mobile Device Center (6.1) not starting?

I am trying to start windows mobile device center on windows 7 machine. But it only shows me the small green window that is shown at loading time: It is then closed automatically. I am not getting ...
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1answer
2k views

Windows 7 BSOD Crashes

I recently upgraded to Windows 7 64 doing a clean install from Vista 64 and ever since I keep getting random blue screen crashes. I have the feeling it's caused by my video card but everything has the ...
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3answers
200 views

Cannot take screen shots of my Android phone from windows 7

I'm trying to connect my HTC Magic to take screenshots on Windows 7 but's it's not getting detected by DDMS application. Windows 7 seems to list the Android Phone among the "devices and printers", I ...