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Ageing OSR Tools

AlbertAlbert Member - All Emails Posts: 454
edited September 2020 in NTDEV

I had taken a hiatus from the Kernel world for a few years, and now that I am back I want to use those fav OSR tools I used to use. Unfortunately I find that some of them haven't been updated in a while and fail at times. Example the PoolTag tool fails on Win10 19h1 with "Query SystemInformation FAILED!".

Are there any plans to update these well loved tools?


  • Peter_Viscarola_(OSR)Peter_Viscarola_(OSR) Administrator Posts: 8,235


    From the now legacy, ancient, discontinued, OSROnline site:

    These downloads are no longer maintained and are provided for historic/archive purposes only. Most no longer serve any useful purpose and/or have been supplanted by standard Windows utilities. None represent "best in class' utilities or practices.

    We do not recommend that you download any of these utilities.


    Peter Viscarola

  • AlbertAlbert Member - All Emails Posts: 454

    Thanks Peter! Seems I have to re-learn a lot. What modern utility can I use to check poolTags apart from a debugger?

  • Peter_Viscarola_(OSR)Peter_Viscarola_(OSR) Administrator Posts: 8,235

    Sorry about that. We use the debugger mostly. But, you can also use the WDK utility PoolMon.


    Peter Viscarola

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