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Accelerated Windows Memory Dump Analysis: Training Course Transcript and WinDbg Practice Exercises with Notes, Third Edition by Dmitry Vostokov

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Exercise P2: Analysis of a normal application process dump (64-bit notepad)

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Goal: Learn how to list stack traces, check their correctness, perform default analysis, list modules, check their version information, check process environment, dump module data.

Patterns: Manual Dump; Stack Trace; Not My Version; Environment Hint; Unknown Component

1.      Launch WinDbg from Windows Kits \ Debugging Tools for Windows (X64).

2.      Open \AWMDA-Dumps\64-bit\Processes\notepad.DMP.

3.      You get the dump file loaded:

 Microsoft (R) Windows Debugger Version 6.3.9600.16384 AMD64 Copyright (c) Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved. Loading Dump ...

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