windbg, kd, and reading minidumps


Posted on 4th March 2009 by Mike in Atlanta Computer Repair

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Use the following info to read minidumps:

kd -z C:\WINDOWS\Minidump\{file}.dmp
kd>.logopen c:\debuglog.txt
kd>.sympath srv*c:\symbols*
kd>.reload;!analyze -v;r;kv;lmnt;.logclose;q

look for c:\debuglog.txt

windbg is the windows debugger user interface.

Both found in the debugger packages found here: