ASP.NET Tips: What to gather to troubleshoot – part 3 – Crash

Defining an IIS Crash A Crash in IIS occurs when an IIS process (INETINFO.EXE, DLLHOST.EXE, W3WP.EXE) terminates unexpectedly. A Crash typically happens when there is an Unhandled Exception caused by an Access Violation, Stack Overflow, etc. In these situations, the operating system catches the exception and terminates the process. Dr. Watson is the default debugger…

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Having problems with Visual Studio or .NET?

If you are having issues with Visual Studio or the .NET Framework, but you don’t want to create a case with Microsoft Support, there is another option for you. So first, if you are having a critical issue or need the issue looked at quickly to get to a resolution, Support is always the best…

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Unhandled exceptions causing ASP.NET to crash in .NET 2.0

Sometimes you may see an error like the following when you have an ASP.NET application that has crashed, an event message that is similar to the following may be logged in the System log: Event Type: Warning Event Source: W3SVC Event Category: None Event ID: 1009 Date: 9/28/2005 Time: 3:18:11 PM User: N/A Computer: IIS-SERVER…