Tag Archives: Windows bugs

Developers Rejoice Again

Just a few short weeks ago I recommended that all developers running 64-bit Windows 7 (that is, most developers) should install a hot-fix to correct a stack corruption bug that would hit anytime a 32-bit program crashed in the debugger … Continue reading

Posted in Code Reliability, Programming, Visual Studio | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

Developers Rejoice–Windows 7 Stack Corruption Fixed!

64-bit Windows 7 SP1 has a stack corruption bug that affects developers. Any developer with an AVX capable processor who is writing 32-bit code on 64-bit Window 7 SP1 is vulnerable. That sounds like a lot of conditions but I … Continue reading

Posted in Code Reliability, Programming, Visual Studio | Tagged , , , , , | 18 Comments

Should This Windows 7 Bug be Fixed?

Last year I reported on a bug in 64-bit Windows 7 SP1’s support for AVX-capable processors. This bug causes stack corruption when a 32-bit program crashes while being debugged in Visual Studio, even if AVX is not used. Microsoft has … Continue reading

Posted in Code Reliability, Programming, Visual Studio | Tagged , , , , , | 85 Comments