Microsoft Symbol Server Configuration for WinDbg

Since I always forget how to configure a symbol cache on a new machine, here's my configuration. Setting this environmental variable will download symbols from Microsoft's servers and cache them at E:\symbols:

_NT_SYMBOL_PATH=srv*E:\symbols*https://msdl.microsoft.com/download/symbols

About Jeff Fitzsimons

Jeff Fitzsimons is a software engineer in the California Bay Area. Technical specialties include C++, Win32, and multithreading. Personal interests include rock climbing, cycling, motorcycles, and photography.
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