Course: Advanced Windows Troubleshooting

Advanced Windows Troubleshooting

  • Life Time Access
  • Certificate on Completion
  • Access on Android and iOS App
  • Self-Paced
About this Course

Windows Performance issues can be difficult to solve, without using the right tools.

How many times you experienced a Windows boot performance issue ? and you try everything, without success !

You check the system logs, you scan your disk, you update your Windows ...and it doesn't work !

Your next step, could be posting on forums, and hope that someone give you the solution ! sometimes you get the answer and the most often it's just a waste of time.

So resigned you decide to format the machine and do a complete system installation...

This situation seems familiar to you ?

Now, you have the opportunity to learn a new troubleshooting technique, by using Windows Performance Toolkit.

This great tool is used by the Microsoft support team to troubleshoot, repair and fix Windows Performance issues. It's powerful and completely free.

By the end of this course, you will be able to use Windows Performance Toolkit to solve Windows performance problems.

At the beginning of the course you will learn how to install and use the tool to record a trace.

I'll introduce you to some Windows Internals basics, like Processes, Threads, stacks.

And finally I'll show you how to solve a real case problems.

Go beyond the traditional troubleshooting routines and be the Hero who save the day. 

Basic knowledge
  • Students must have a minimum knowledge about Windows operating systems
What you will learn
  • How to quickly identify the Windows performance issues root causes
  • How to easily fix Windows performance issues
  • Deliver a high level IT support quality
  • A new troubleshooting technique
Number of Lectures: 17
Total Duration: 01:53:06
  • What is Windows Performance Toolkit?  

    A Brief introduction to Windows Performance Toolkit

  • Download and Install Windows Performance ToolKit  

    This lecture will show you how to download and install Windows Performance Toolkit.

  • Event Tracing for Windows  

    Windows Performance Toolkit use a Windows built in facility called Event tracing, to record traces. I'll introduce the concept behind Event tracing and how WPT use this mechanism to record events and analyse them later on.

Recording A Trace
  • Windows Performance Recorder  
Windows Performance Analyzer
  • Graph Explorer and Analysis Tab  
  • Analysis Tab Features  
  • Graph and Tables  
  • Tables Configuration and Settings  
  • Symbols  
Windows Internals
  • Understand Call Stacks  
  • Call Stacks Demo  
  • Program, Processes and Threads  
  • Thread Execution Scheduler  
Case Studies
  • The Case of SQL Server Management Slow Stratup  

    In this case study, I'll show you how to use the critical path analysis to identify what causes SQL Management Studio slow startup.

  • The Case of Windows Slow Logon - Part 1  
  • The Case of Windows Slow Logon - Part 2  
  • The Case of Windows Slow Logon - Part 3  
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