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  1. Joined : Sep 2015
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       20 Jan 2016 #1

    WinDbg error.


    Hi,

    I'm quite active on the BSOD subforum of Sevenforums and recently I've been having a small issue with WinDbg and I tried to fix it but it didn't work. It has something to do with symbols and its path has somehow gotten a bit messy.

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    Above is the error output that happens whenever I open up a dmp file with WinDbg.

    I can't really recall that I've done anything specifically odd prior to getting this error.

    /Boris
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  2. Joined : Jul 2014
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       20 Jan 2016 #2

    Create a folder called: symbols then create 2 sub folders called: private and web
    Add 2 system variables:
    _NT_ALT_SYMBOL_PATH
    _NT_SYMBOL_PATH
    and set them both to:
    d:\symbols\private;srv*d:\symbols\web*http://msdl.microsoft.com/download/symbols

    NOTE:
    I created in d: drive, change the drive where you create yours.
    Last edited by topgundcp; 21 Jan 2016 at 05:01. Reason: More info.
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  3. Joined : Sep 2015
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       20 Jan 2016 #3

    topgundcp said: View Post
    Create a folder called: symbols then create 2 sub folders called: private and web
    Add 2 system variables:
    _NT_ALT_SYMBOL_PATH
    & _NT_SYMBOL_PATH
    and set it to:d:\symbols\private;srv*d:\symbols\web*http://msdl.microsoft.com/download/symbols

    NOTE:
    I created in d: drive, change the drive where you create yours.
    Still got the same error, do you have a screenshot of yours?
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  4. Joined : Jul 2014
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       20 Jan 2016 #4

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  5. Joined : Sep 2015
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       20 Jan 2016 #5

    topgundcp said: View Post
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    Well no wonder I got it wrong, I thought you meant to do it in one entry and include the & sign....
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  6. Joined : Sep 2015
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       21 Jan 2016 #6

    topgundcp

    I've got it somewhat fixed, now it kinda prints double the checking of the symbols, sometimes it does, sometimes not, is this also a fixable error?
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  7. Joined : Jul 2014
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       21 Jan 2016 #7

    I don't have this problem so I cannot tell you what's wrong.
    How did you set up WinDebug in the first place ? From WinDBG - Install Configure - Windows 10 Forums ?
    FYI, I didn't follow the tutorial. Just Install WinDebug for Windows 10 and set those 2's environment variables.

    EDIT: you can try to delete everything under x:\symbols\web (Change x: to your drive letter) and let WinDebug re-download the symbols.
    Last edited by topgundcp; 21 Jan 2016 at 06:38. Reason: More info
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  8. Joined : Jun 2015
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    Windows 10 Pro / Windows 10 TP / Windows 8.1 Pro / Windows 7 Pro
       21 Jan 2016 #8

    Those errors have a few reasons:
    • Missing symbols
    • Corrupted symbols,
    • Counterfeit system,
    • Hardware damage,
    • Improper configuration of Windbg,
    • Microsoft servers down (rarely happening)


    In case of missing symbols, simply reload (re-open) the dumps a few times so the symbols are downloaded.

    In case of corrupted symbols,


    • empty the symbol folder, move the symbols to a different folder,
    • open the dump a few times, this should download the necessary symbols,
    • move the symbols back to the original folder and say no when Windows asks if you want to copy the files with the same name too.
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  9. Joined : Sep 2015
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       21 Jan 2016 #9

    Well I mean honestly I can live with it. I just wanted to know if it was a common thing or not.
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  10. Joined : Jun 2015
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       21 Jan 2016 #10

    BorisTheAnimal said: View Post
    Well I mean honestly I can live with it. I just wanted to know if it was a common thing or not.
    It is a very common thing, especially with new users
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