http://ch9northcentralus.blob.core.windows.net/mfupload/bb6d365ca9c146a2ac35a6f201342dc4/DefragTools172.mp4 [ad_1] In this episode of Defrag Tools, Andrew Richards and Chad Beeder talk about Application Hangs. We collect a dump of a process and debug it with the Debugging Tools for Windows. Resources:Defrag Tools: #24 – WinDbg – Critical SectionsDefrag Tools: #25 – WinDbg – EventsDefrag Tools: #26 – WinDbg – Semaphores, Mutexes and… Read More


http://ch9northcentralus.blob.core.windows.net/mfupload/70cca82f976b4c729d9aa6dd0107b000/phpxdebug.mp4 [ad_1] PHP performance issues are quite challenging to troubleshoot as we don’t have any in-built tools that comes with IIS. We could use tools like Windows Debugging tools, Debug Diagnostic or Perfview for any slow response for an applications running in IIS. However for PHP application this may not be helpful. This Video helps… Read More


http://ch9northcentralus.blob.core.windows.net/mfupload/91f706d14eae48cb8479a65f0017e147/20160810Defragv2.mp4 [ad_1] Microsoft tech troubleshooter extraordinaire Gov Maharaj and I help walk you through troubleshooting solutions to your tech support problems. If you have a problem you want to send us, you can use the Problem Step Recorder in Windows (see this for details on how) and send us the zip file to [email protected] We… Read More


http://ch9northcentralus.blob.core.windows.net/mfupload/ee6c79729bd347eb923ba65501574f41/DefragTools165.mp4 [ad_1] In this episode of Defrag Tools, Sylvain Goyette joins Chad Beeder to talk about how to collect performance traces during Windows OOBE (Out of Box Experience). (Sorry that Sylvain’s screen is somewhat hard to read; we had some technical issues with the screen capture session.) Resources and related episodes:Defrag Tools #154 – Memory… Read More


http://ch9northcentralus.blob.core.windows.net/mfupload/99a5f84197ae4781b327a60d001eb172/DefragTools163.mp4 [ad_1] In this episode of Defrag Tools, Chad Beeder and Andrew Richards discuss Virtual Hard Disk (VHD) files. We first dive into what a VHD is, how you can boot from a VHD by configuring bcdedit settings, and we see how they look in Disk Management. We then use Sysinternals Disk2VHD – a quick… Read More


http://ch9northcentralus.blob.core.windows.net/mfupload/d2e2b45fb298410087dea5f00093945d/DefragTools161.mp4 [ad_1] In this episode of Defrag Tools, Chad Beeder and Andrew Richards walk through using various tools to determine what is causing Andrew’s computer to be slow and unresponsive. Resources: Process ExplorerProcess MonitorAutoruns Questions/comments? Email us at [email protected] [ad_2] Source link… Read More


http://video.ch9.ms/ch9/bec5/26072dde-b544-4864-a251-f667b212bec5/DefragTools160.mp4 [ad_1] In this episode of Defrag Tools, Chad Beeder and Andrew Richards discuss the PsPing command-line tool from Sysinternals – a more powerful replacement for the default “ping” command, which also adds additional capabilities such as bandwidth measurement. Additional Resources: PsPing ProcDump Debugging Tools for Windows (includes WinDbg) Timeline: [00:00] Introductions and overview.[02:12] Plain… Read More


http://ch9northcentralus.blob.core.windows.net/mfupload/8c85ce77f33c4f4f8a5ca5e201304685/DefragTools159.mp4 [ad_1] In this episode of Defrag Tools, Chad Beeder and Andrew Richards discuss the Powercfg command-line tool in Windows, which allows you to configure power management settings, and analyze power and battery usage. Additional Resources: Powercfg Command-Line Options Timeline: [00:00] Introductions and overview. Welcome back, Andrew![03:35] One facet of Powercfg is that it offers… Read More


http://ch9northcentralus.blob.core.windows.net/mfupload/cbe23b6b7adf4a5b99fba5d3015e85f0/20160324DefragTools02.mp4 [ad_1] In this episode of Defrag Tools, Chad Beeder and Jorge Novillo discuss a power saving feature in Windows: hardware offloading of Audio Processing Objects (APOs). We demonstrate how to use Media eXperience Analyzer (MXA) to determine whether audio offload is working on a given system. Additional Resources: Implementing Hardware Offloaded APO EffectsWindows 8.1… Read More


http://ch9northcentralus.blob.core.windows.net/mfupload/758a646814194781b624a5d3015d5e24/20160324DefragTools.mp4 [ad_1] In this episode of Defrag Tools, Chad Beeder and Jorge Novillo take a look at the Energy Estimation Engine (E3) in Windows, and how to use it to get detailed information about battery usage. Note: In addition to viewing data from a single device, as demonstrated in the video, an OEM, during device… Read More