Monthly Archives: February 2014

Exploring the Windows Registry Part 3

In the last blog post, we looked at the structure of Hive Bins and Hives, in this blog post I will looking into Cell Indexes and Cell Index Mapping. Cells are containers for information, such as keys, thus the reason … Continue reading

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Exploring the Windows Registry Part 2

Each Hive is divided into a number of allocation units called Blocks, the first block of a Hive is called the Base Block. The information which is stored within a Hive is then organized into Cells which contain active registry … Continue reading

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Exploring the Windows Registry Part 1

The Registry is a key component of the Windows operating system, and it’s always been recommended that you should never careless run Registry Cleaners or start to change keys or delete keys which do not fully understand the purpose of. … Continue reading

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Blog Content Focus Changes

As you largely know and can guess from the title of my blog, this is primarily a BSOD Debugging blog, and this will always be the primary aim of this blog. However, you as you already know I tend to … Continue reading

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Debugging Stop 0x133 and DPC Internals

I’ve decided to do two things with this blog post: show a Stop 0x133 and improve my DPC Internals post. A Stop 0x133 is quite rare, and have seen it to occur more commonly on Windows 8.x and Windows Server … Continue reading

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Fibonacci Number Series

This is going to very loosely related to Programming and Computer Science I know, but I thought it was quite a interesting little simple programming project to do. I’ve written the code in C++, but you could easily adapt it … Continue reading

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Advice for Beginners – Windows Debugging

Since learning to debug for the first time can be quite difficult at first, I thought I would write a short blog post as a method of motivation and encouragement for those aspiring to be Windows Debuggers. I’ve arranged the … Continue reading

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