Creating user-mode crash dumps on production machine

Prabhat Tandon, Support Escalation Engineer, brings this amazing write up summarising his experience while working with one of his customers. Recently I was troubleshooting an intermittent, hard to reproduce application crash in the production environment. We had a restriction to install debuggers. In such situation, Windows Error Reporting (WER) comes as a handy tool. Here…

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Issues while migration of website from .Net Framework 3.5 to .Net Framework 4.0 with Web Server on .Net Framework 4.5

Irfan Ahmed, Senior Support Escalation Engineer, brings to us another solution to a unique problem, while working with one of his customers. I have come across this issue where customer has migrated his website from .NET Framework 3.5 to .NET Framework 4.0 and the Web server has .NET Framework 4.5. 1 installed. The web application…

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Tips on troubleshooting Visual Studio Performance issues

Another nice write up from Senior Support Escalation Engineer, Irfan Ahmed on Visual Studio performance. Visual Studio performance is always a topic in discussion. I was working on a Visual Studio performance issue recently and got to know something which I believe should be shared and hence this blog for you. Hope you will find…

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Login problem with Visual Studio 2013 due to issues with JSON dll

Irfan Ahmed, Senior Support Escalation, brings us his experience while working with one of his customers, in the below mentioned amazing post. In recent past I come across an issue where is customer login to Visual Studio 2013, he gets the following error. Method not found ‘Void Newtonsoft.Json.Serialization.JsonDictionaryContract.set_PropertyNameResolver (System.Func\2<System.String.System.Strings>)’ Customer does have have JSON dll…

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