A look at service startup issues

I was discussing various ways to do a live debug of a strange issue with one of my colleagues and came up with an interesting option which I thought I should share here. Let’s consider we have a windows service which is causing some trouble during the startup. The trouble could be either a service…


Debugging 64-bit applications using Visual Studio 2005

A short note on this issue that I came across recently. Let’s say we are trying to debug a managed/unmanaged code in Visual Studio 2005 in a 64-bit machine. We complete the code and hit F5 (debug the application), and land up with the following error:   Error while trying to run project: Unable to…

Troubleshooting Stack Overflow Exceptions

It’s been a while since I had updated this blog and thought would discuss in general regarding the stack overflow exceptions. To troubleshoot this issue further, got hold of a simple code snippet (which would be pretty obvious once you take a look at the snippet J ) that would throw a stack overflow exception….