Windows Internals

Windows Internals

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Delve inside Windows architecture and internalsa€”and see how core components work behind the scenes. Led by three renowned internals experts, this classic guide is fully updated for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2a€”and now presents its coverage in two volumes. As always, you get critical insider perspectives on how Windows operates. And through hands-on experiments, youa€™ll experience its internal behavior firsthanda€”knowledge you can apply to improve application design, debugging, system performance, and support. In Part 1, you will: Understand how core system and management mechanisms worka€”including the object manager, synchronization, Wow64, Hyper-V, and the registry Examine the data structures and activities behind processes, threads, and jobs Go inside the Windows security model to see how it manages access, auditing, and authorization Explore the Windows networking stack from top to bottoma€”including APIs, BranchCache, protocol and NDIS drivers, and layered services Dig into internals hands-on using the kernel debugger, performance monitor, and other toolsIfthe process doesna#39;t make a GUIcallaftertwo seconds, thecursor reverts to the standard pointer. ... If itwas, the processa#39;token isopened, andthe virtualization flag is turnedonsothat theapplication is virtualized. ... isinstalled bythe parent process, which might not have accessto its child protected process, evenlegitimate shimming cannot work. ... IRQL level from deferred procedure call (DPC)/dispatch leveltoAPClevel and thencallsthe system initial thread routine, PspUserThreadStartup.

Title:Windows Internals
Author:Mark E. Russinovich, David A. Solomon, Alex Ionescu
Publisher:Pearson Education - 2012-03-15


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