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  • Blog Post: Tracking down MmSt paged pool usage

    A trend that I’ve noticed recently are cases involving paged pool depletion with high MmSt tag usage that remains after trying KB304101 (PoolUsageMaximum) . These pool allocations are used by the memory manager for section object prototype PTEs. There are generally only two options when this happens...
  • Blog Post: How to Find the Owner of a Named Pipe

    This is a follow-up on the LPC hang blog . The same hang troubleshooting techniques apply to this, but when a named pipe is involved you’ll have to use a slightly different method to following the chain from a client application to the server application. For the purpose of this exercise I’ll use the...
  • Blog Post: How Windows Shuts Down

    Hi my name is Bryan, I'm a escalation engineer on the Microsoft CPR platforms team. A common problem scenario involves shutting down Windows. When troubleshooting problems during shut down we have to look at the Winlogon.exe process which can be tricky and must be done correctly. Troubleshooting...
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