Author Archives: 0x14c

About 0x14c

I'm currently a Software Developer. My primary interests are Mathematics, Programming and Windows Internals.

Debugging Stop 0xC9 – The Tale of the Missing Device Object

One of the users at Sysnative Forums posted in our BSOD Academy regarding a question about a Driver Verifier induced bugcheck and why is it blaming the Windows kernel. I believe that this may have been due to the fact … Continue reading

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Introduction to Processes, Threads and Stacks

I’ve spoken many times about processes and threads in the past. However, this post will hopefully wrap up the basics and provide a solid introduction to this topic. I originally wrote about this on Sysnative Forums, but thought it would … Continue reading

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Debugging Stop 0x17C – PDC_LOCK_WATCHDOG

Stop 0x17C is a very rare bugcheck which I have only come across on a handful of occasions, and therefore it can be quite daunting to debug, especially since there is almost no documentation. The bugcheck appears to be caused … Continue reading

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Debugging Stop 0xC4 – Pool Allocation Error

A Stop 0xC4 is thrown by Driver Verifier and is typically very easy to debug. However, I thought I would show a few aspects of the bugcheck which are useful for identifying how the crash occurred and how you can … Continue reading

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Release of WinDbg Preview for Windows 10

Microsoft have decided to release a new version of WinDbg with a new UI. The UI has been designed to provide WinDbg with a more contemporary appearance, and more importantly, provide easier access to some of the important features of … Continue reading

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Some Notes on the Goldbach Conjecture

The Goldbach Conjecture is a very simple conjecture to understand providing you have some basic knowledge about primes. It is one of those conjectures which is very easy to comprehend, but fiendishly difficult to solve. It was first conceived during … Continue reading

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Project Euler: Problem 29

Problem 29 is actually a very easy problem to solve, but I will not provide the direct code, however, instead will provide the answer to the problem along with some insight into how to solve the problem using Java or … Continue reading

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