I don’t do this often enough, so Rob Martin just dictated this to me over my shoulder:

.sympath srv*c:\windows\symbols*http://msdl.microsoft.com/download/symbols

!sym noisy

.reload /f

I’m good to go with !dumpheap -stat – job done :)

 

Original post by Ryan Simpson on 26/05/11 here: http://rionisimpsoni.wordpress.com/2011/05/26/winddbg-setting-up-symbols/