Monthly Archives: July 2014

Hidden Tracepoint Keywords

The tracepoints window includes instructions for several special keywords, the most useful by far being $CALLSTACK:   These are not all there are – two more exist: $TICK and $FILEPOS. Quoting the documentation: $TICK inserts the current CPU tick count, while $FILEPOS inserts … Continue reading

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Debugging Handle Leaks

This is all well documented stuff and I won’t go into details – it’s here mostly for self reference (3rd time I had to chase this down in google). Steps are: (1) Install WDK to integrate the WinDbg engine with … Continue reading

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