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Windbag version

OSR_Community_UserOSR_Community_User Member Posts: 110,217
There's been some (much?) griping about M$'s new "improved" Windbg for
2000. Is there a more recent/better Windbg version than 5.00.2127.1
dated 9/10/99 that I WON'T regret installing over this version? If so
where can I get it? My DVD drive died. Is the 10 May 00 version at
http://www.microsoft.com/ddk/installW2k.htm? the one giving everyone
trouble?

Bill

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  • Mark_RoddyMark_Roddy Member - All Emails Posts: 4,754
    I think that opinion is divided about which of the "released" versions of
    windbag is more useable. I personally favor the one reached from your link
    below, while many people favor (if I recall the version number correctly
    (iirtvnc)) 2127, which came with one of the many betas, like, iirtvnc,
    beta2.

    My other opinion about this is DO NOT EVEN ATTEMPT TO USE WORKSPACES. Set
    everything possible from the command line. Have a lot of little shortcut
    desktop thingies that connect you and windbag and your target system as you
    prefer.

    Oh, and I think that Windbag: The Released Versions run better on NT4 than
    W2K.

    And finally: that's New! Improved! Windbag!, not new "improved" windbg.
    Puhlease :-)

    Mark Roddy
    Windows 2000/NT Consultant
    Hollis Technology Solutions
    www.hollistech.com

    -----Original Message-----
    From: [email protected]
    [mailto:[email protected]]On Behalf Of Bill Casey
    Sent: Tuesday, May 30, 2000 7:02 PM
    To: NT Developers Interest List
    Subject: [ntdev] Windbag version


    There's been some (much?) griping about M$'s new "improved" Windbg for
    2000. Is there a more recent/better Windbg version than 5.00.2127.1
    dated 9/10/99 that I WON'T regret installing over this version? If so
    where can I get it? My DVD drive died. Is the 10 May 00 version at
    http://www.microsoft.com/ddk/installW2k.htm? the one giving everyone
    trouble?

    Bill

    == SCSI Adapters & VirtualSCSI Target Mode Libs ==



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  • OSR_Community_UserOSR_Community_User Member Posts: 110,217
    > I think that opinion is divided about which of the "released" versions of
    > windbag is more useable. I personally favor the one reached from your link
    > below, while many people favor (if I recall the version number correctly
    > (iirtvnc)) 2127, which came with one of the many betas, like, iirtvnc,
    > beta2.

    For NT4, I prefer WinDbg 5.00.1999 which works fine (spring 99).
    The only bug was - never save the app state to the workspace if you have any
    windows open. Loading such a workspace (saved with some windows) in the
    future will result in WinDbg hang while connecting to the target.
    So, your workspace must be saved after closing all windows.

    Max
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