Windows Internals 5th Edition
, the official book on the architecture and internals of the Windows operating system, is now available. This release is 25% larger than the 4
Edition and is updated to cover Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008. Visit the official book page and watch Mark and David’s
interview on the book
Case of the Unexplained 2009
: Watch Mark’s top-10 rated TechEd session and third installment of the Case of the Unexplained, where he shows how to use the Sysinternals tools like Process Explorer, Process Monitor and Autoruns to solve problems with real-world cases as examples.
: This fixes a bug with the Run As Administrator functionality on 64-bit Windows 7, a copy-to-clipboard bug where part of a line’s content was truncated, and is updated to show Windows 7 Sidebar Gadget configuration.
: VMMap now shows process private byte and working set usage in the process picker, shows the size of the displayed strings in the strings dialog, and fixes a bug with automatic .vmp file association and running the 32-bit version on 64-bit systems.
: This release fixes a bug where remote command-line output was not displayed when the target system was 64-bit Windows XP.
This new command-line utility is aimed at capturing process dumps of otherwise difficult to isolate and reproduce CPU spikes. It also serves as a general process dump creation utility and can also monitor and generate process dumps when a process has a hung window or unhandled exception.