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Patch Released To Fix Sampling On Intel Core i7 Processors

A hotfix has been issued for those of you trying to do sample profiling on Intel’s Nehalem-based processors, the most recently released being the Intel Core i7 family.  Previously, trying to do so would result in a blue screen of death (i.e. Windows crash, machine lockup and reboot).  Not very useful.  With this patch, sampling… Read more