Sometimes you DO need to invent the wheels

There is a well-known approach that states ‘there is no need to re-invent the wheel’. In other words, it means that if you decided to implement some functionality in your program, you should googlize to make sure it’s not implemented by other people and if it is then just use it and don’t waste the …

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OllyDbg, Windows XP SP2 (32-bit) and Kaspersky Antivirus

I use OllyDbg debugger from time to time. The most wonderful debugger I ever seen: it’s light, powerful and does not require installation … This evening I got a few BSOD’s on my Windows XP SP2 after running OllyDbg. So I started the investigations. Analyzing minidump using WinDbg showed that system went down because of …

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CEE MVP Open Days Moscow, September 2006 … (in short)

Here I am. A lot of time have passed since I wrote my last post… Now I hope the situation will be changed. I was in Moscow in CEE MVP Open Days 2006, and I can tell you – it was cool! MVP’s from Ukraine, Russia, Poland, Checzh republic and other countries were listening reports …

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