Windbg is a multipurpose debugger for Microsoft Windows operating system. It can be used to debug problems with Visual Studio, SQL Server and other Microsoft applications. In this lab we’ll learn to use Windbg and explore few of the basic commands. The lab has three exercises, in the first exercise, we’ll learn to load Windbg symbols, in the second exercise we’ll learn how to verify the loaded symbols and in the third and the final exercise we’ll look at some of the Windbg command to troubleshoot SQL Server.
Exercise 1: Loading Symbols
Exercise 2: Verifying Symbols Path
Exercise 3: Exploring basic WinDbg commands