Monthly Archives: April 2015

Force Skype for Business UI

If you receive a message like this: You have the newer version of Lync called Skype for Business. However, your admin would like you to use Lync or it’s the only version your server supports. Please restart now to use … Continue reading

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Experimental Use of 64-bit Dump of 32-bit .NET Process in WinDbg

A .NET dmp file is typically best captured as 32-bit for 32-bit process. On x64 system this could be using the 32-bit task manager (C:\windows\syswow64\taskmgr.exe), WinDbg (x86), or a tool like ProcDump (http://live.sysinternals.com/ProcDump.exe ) However what if a 32-bit .NET … Continue reading

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Patching a Null Pointer Access Violation

An application was crashing about 5x a time a day so crash dumps were enabled via registry https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/windows/desktop/bb787181(v=vs.85).aspx Looking at the dmp files the program always crashed at same point in the program. This dump file has an exception of … Continue reading

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