Tag Archives: pageheap

No Start Menu for You

I tend to launch most programs on my Windows 10 laptop by typing the <Win> key, then a few letters of the program name, and then hitting enter. On my powerful laptop (SSD and 32 GB of RAM) this process … Continue reading

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Making Windows Slower Part 2: Process Creation

Windows has long had a reputation for slow file operations and slow process creation. Have you ever wanted to make these operations even slower? This weeks’ blog post covers a technique you can use to make process creation on Windows … Continue reading

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Increased Reliability Through More Crashes

Shipping games that don’t crash is hard, and it’s important to use every tool available to try to find bugs. Static code analysis is one technique that I’ve discussed in the past and for some classes of bugs it is … Continue reading

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