Exercise 0: Download, setup and verify your WinDbg installation

Goal: Install Debugging Tools for Windows and learn how to set up symbols correctly.

Patterns: Incorrect Stack Trace

Commands: .symfix, .reload, k

  1. Download and install the latest version of 32-bit Debugging Tools for Windows: \ANETMDA-Dumps\dbg_x86.msi(windbg.org for quick links)

  2. Choose Complete option during installation

  3. Launch WinDbg from Debugging Tools for Windows or Debugging Tools for Windows (x86)

  4. Open \ANETMDA-Dumps\32-bit\Processes\notepad.DMP

  5. If you are presented with this ...

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