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  • Blog Post: Identifying Global Atom Table Leaks

    Hi, it's the Debug Ninja back again with another debugging adventure.   Recently I have encountered several instances where processes fail to initialize, and a review of available resources showed that there was no obvious resource exhaustion.   A more in depth review found that there were...
  • Blog Post: NTDebugging Puzzler 0x00000006: Invalid Handle - can you handle it?

    Hi NTDebuggers, this week’s puzzler just so happens to match its number: 0x000000006 = ERROR_INVALID_HANDLE. That said, let me give you a scenario and the challenge will be to provide the best action plan to isolate the problem. This should include an explanation of what types of code problems cause...
  • Blog Post: TalkBackVideo Understanding handle leaks and How to use !htrace to find them

    Written by Jeff Dailey Hello, my name is Jeff Dailey, I’m an E scalation E ngineer for the Global Escalation Services P latforms team. I’d like to show you how to debug and find leaking handles within your application or other process. We can do this with the !htrace command in windbg . Windbg...
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