Debugging with symbols: A field perspective

Published: December 3, 2014 Updated: December 3, 2014 Part 1: Getting Started with Debugging Symbols Hey Folks.  Platform PFEs Robert Smith and Dan Cuomo here to give you an overview on debugging with “symbols.”  Now if you’re thinking to yourself, “I have no use for an ancient Egyptian writing form” or even “I’m pretty sure…


OS Patching Guidance for Windows 8.x and Windows Server 2012 R.x

The Windows 8x/Server 2012x OS family has a different patching method than previous versions of Windows.  There are basically three forms of updates for Windows 8x/2012x: Monthly rollup Globally released update Limited released update Monthly Rollup Windows 8x and Windows Server 2012x were being serviced mainly through monthly rollups, which usually correspond to the time when security updates…