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Windows 7: User-friendly: Analyzing your first BSoD!

24 Nov 2011   #11
FredeGail

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate: x64 (SP1)
 
 

Thank you guys!
This is what's keeps me motivated.

Sledge, I added your suggestion to the main post and the change-log. I was actually looking for something like this as you can't copy text from the Modules list.

Fred.


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25 Nov 2011   #12
Influx

Win7 Ultimate x64 SP1 / WCP x64 / Ubuntu 11 x64
 
 

Great, now users only have to study further and gain experience in debugging crash dumps
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25 Nov 2011   #13
SledgeDG

Windows 7 Ultimate x86
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by FredeGail View Post
...as you can't copy text from the Modules list.

Fred.
In Windbg? Au contraire, my friend Try mark the modules in question with the mouse cursor and press CTRL-C. Now they should be in the paste-buffer and you can post them with CTRL -V. Tedious, I know but possible non the less.

-DG
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31 Dec 2011   #14
AllOnTheBus

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit OS
 
 

Nice tutorial- very helpful

Quote:
Check for old drivers.
Code:
lmntsm
That's a command for showing drivers, but I certainly do not recommend it that way. Do it this way:

i) click Debug
ii) click Modules
iii) sort it by date

I am trying to learn the ins and outs of this as we speak.
I was wondering if you might be able to explain the above to me as I must be missing something here.

If I run the !analyze -v command it appears similar to a command line window. I then go back to the main GUI of the windbg program and click Debug Tab->Modules-> New window appears. From here, how do you arrange the items in date as you have mentioned and is it possible to determine from that output whether any of the drivers are indeed out of date and in need of updating - if so, how? Are the dates mentioned the driver release dates and one would simply find if there is a later driver through the appropriate search channel?

Thanks in advance.
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02 Jan 2012   #15
SledgeDG

Windows 7 Ultimate x86
 
 

The "crux" is that an outdated driver doesn't necessarily have to be a bad driver.
But you can safely assume that drivers which publishing date lies before the release of Windows 7 are outdated.
I use above mentioned code to get an output sorted alpha-numerical.

-DG
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06 Jan 2012   #16
jcgriff2

Windows 7 - Vista
 
 

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12 Dec 2014   #17
Gator

Dual Boot: Windows 8.1 & Server 2012r2 VMs: Kali Linux, Backbox, Matriux, Windows 8.1
 
 

Frede, didn't you make a youtube series on Windbg? I remember watching one a few years back but can't find it.
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