Debugging SQL Server crashes with windbg

Download windows sdk

Install just debugging tools for windows

UPDATE:  Now you can go to directly install Debugging Tools for Windows:


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All Apps -> Windows Kits -> Windbb (X64)

File->Open Crash dump->

C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\<instance>\Log\SQLDump0001.mdmmp

Point to Symbols

.sympath srv*c:\Websymbols*;

Load symbols

.reload /f

Switch to exception context


Dump stack

kC 1000


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