Tags: WinDbg

MEX Debugging Extension for WinDbg

WinDbg Benjamin Perkins

This has been my favorite WinDbg extension for a long time and I am very happy to see that it has been made public. It can be downloaded from here. To load the MEX extension, copy the MEX.DLL into the winext directory under which your WinDbg client is running. It can be placed any where […]

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Why is my ASP.NET application recycling, restarting

ASP.NET Benjamin Perkins

When you are experiencing slowness with your ASP.NET application, one place to check is if the application is being recycled. If the application is being recycled over and over again, then sessions and application settings are lost and it has a pretty big impact on your users and customers. A place to begin your investigation […]

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Why does my !runaway command not work

WinDbg Benjamin Perkins

Sometimes when I execute: !runaway in WinDbg I receive the following error: ERROR: !runaway: extension exception 0x80004002. “Unable to get thread times – dumps may not have time information” The error message says it all, but how do you fix it. In my case ProcDump was used to create the dump and it appears that […]

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