Thursday, August 9, 2007

Dr. Watson

A common problem bugslayers all have faced one day is that your application crashed on a client's machine. There is simply no debug tools available for you to investigate further each if you have the source code and symbol files on hand.

It's good to know that Windows does come with a default error logging tool, Dr. Watson. It would create a crash dump file with the call stack and variables. Later, you can load the dump file in Visual Studio to reproduce the crime scene.

Here is all you need to konw in order to set it up and make it work...