Videos

Defrag Tools #178 – Sysinternals ProcDump v9.0

1 year ago
In this episode of Defrag Tools, Andrew Richards and Chad Beeder talk about the new features of Sysinternals ProcDump v9.0 Multiple Dumps per trigger in multiple Dump Sizes: -mm Write a ‘Mini’ dump file. (default) Includes the Process, Thread, Module, Handle and Address Space info -ma Write a ‘Full’ dump file. Includes All the Image, […]

Defrag Tools #173 – Troubleshooting with the Windows Sysinternals Tools, 2nd Edition

2 years ago
In this episode of Defrag Tools, Andrew Richards and Chad Beeder are joined by Aaron Margosis, the co-author of the Sysinternals book — now in its 2nd Edition! Troubleshooting with the Windows Sysinternals Tools, 2nd Edition Resources:Defrag Tools: #81 – Aaron MargosisWindows Sysinternals Administrator’s ReferenceTroubleshooting with the Windows Sysinternals Tools, 2nd EditionAaron Margosis’ Non-Admin, App-Compat and Sysinternals […]

Defrag Tools #172 – Application Hangs

2 years ago
In this episode of Defrag Tools, Andrew Richards and Chad Beeder talk about Application Hangs. We collect a dump of a process and debug it with the Debugging Tools for Windows. Resources:Defrag Tools: #24 – WinDbg – Critical SectionsDefrag Tools: #25 – WinDbg – EventsDefrag Tools: #26 – WinDbg – Semaphores, Mutexes and Timers Timeline:[00:00] Happy […]
TWC9: Build Dates Announced, Cellular PCs, New Windows Sysinternals Book and more…

TWC9: Build Dates Announced, Cellular PCs, New Windows Sysinternals Book and more…

2 years ago
This week on Channel 9, Nikola, Vlad, Shen and Petri discuss the week’s top developer news, including; [00:29] Build 2017 Dates Announced: May 10-12, 2017 (Downtown Seattle!) [01:47] Device innovation opportunities in mixed reality, gaming, and cellular PCs [Terry Myerson] [04:21] Microsoft + LinkedIn: Beginning our Journey Together [Satya Nadella] [05:35] Symlinks in Windows 10! […]
#315 – Touch me where?

#315 – Touch me where?

2 years ago
In this episode, Shane and Todd chat about how great Todd’s vacation was and how little he missed Shane while he was gone. Then we talk about exciting topics like Double Dare and Azure Bots. We do cover a couple of important topics like Office Client support and the Office Online Server updates. We also talk […]
Episode 48 – Sami Laiho on Microsoft Ignite

Episode 48 – Sami Laiho on Microsoft Ignite

2 years ago
During Microsoft Ignite we had a chance to bump into some of our good friends.   We just happened to catch Sami Laiho in between his amazing sessions for this quick interview. Microsoft Ignite #MSignite was a fantastic experience in 2016 and you can follow Clint Wyckoff, Sami Laiho, and myself on twitter: @clintwyckoff @samilaiho @davekawula […]
Defrag Tools #167 – Debugging User Mode Crash Dumps Redux

Defrag Tools #167 – Debugging User Mode Crash Dumps Redux

2 years ago
In this episode of Defrag Tools, Andrew Richards and Chad Beeder use Debugging Tools for Windows (WinDbg) to determine the root cause of various application crashes which have occurred on Andrew’s computer. We use Sysinternals ProcDump to capture the dumps. While debugging, we take a side trip into configuring colors for Compressed and Encrypted files in Windows […]
Defrag Tools #164 – Sysinternals for Nano Server – Mark Russinovich

Defrag Tools #164 – Sysinternals for Nano Server – Mark Russinovich

2 years ago
In this episode of Defrag Tools, Mark Russinovich and Andrew Mason (Program Manager for Nano Server) join Andrew Richards to discuss the release of the Sysinternals tools for Windows Server – Nano Server. Over 40 of the Sysinternals tools have been updated to support the headless execution on Nano Server via a remote shell (e.g. PowerShell, PsExec, […]
Defrag Tools #163 – Virtual Hard Disk (VHD) – Sysinternals Disk2VHD

Defrag Tools #163 – Virtual Hard Disk (VHD) – Sysinternals Disk2VHD

2 years ago
In this episode of Defrag Tools, Chad Beeder and Andrew Richards discuss Virtual Hard Disk (VHD) files. We first dive into what a VHD is, how you can boot from a VHD by configuring bcdedit settings, and we see how they look in Disk Management. We then use Sysinternals Disk2VHD – a quick and easy way to […]
Defrag Tools #161 – Troubleshooting a Slow PC

Defrag Tools #161 – Troubleshooting a Slow PC

2 years ago
In this episode of Defrag Tools, Chad Beeder and Andrew Richards walk through using various tools to determine what is causing Andrew’s computer to be slow and unresponsive. Resources: Process ExplorerProcess MonitorAutoruns Questions/comments? Email us at defragtools@microsoft.com
Defrag Tools #131 – Windows 10 SDK

Defrag Tools #131 – Windows 10 SDK

3 years ago
In this episode of Defrag Tools, Andrew Richards and Chad Beeder walk you through the download of the Windows 10 SDK and the latest Sysinternals tools. We harvest the Debugging Tools for Windows, Windows Performance Toolkit, and Application Verifier files from the SDK. Previous Versions:Windows 7.0Windows 8.0Windows 8.1Windows 8.1 Update Resources:SysinternalsWindows 10 SDKDefrag Tools OneDrive (SIEExtPub, PDE & Scripts) Timeline:[00:00] – Windows […]

Malware Hunting

3 years ago
Mark provides an overview of several Sysinternals tools, including Process Monitor, Process Explorer, Autoruns and the new Sysmon tool, focusing on the features useful for malware analysis and removal. These utilities enable deep inspection and control of processes, file system and registry activity, and autostart execution points. He demonstrates their malware-hunting capabilities by presenting several […]