Setting up the tools

  • Start by opening a command prompt and executing the commands below to setup the folder structure and set your symbols files
    md c:\My
    md c:\My\Src
    md c:\My\Sym
    md c:\My\SymCache
    setx /M _NT_SOURCE_PATH SRV*C:\My\Src
    setx /M _NT_SYMBOL_PATH SRV*C:\My\Sym*
    setx /M _NT_SYMCACHE_PATH C:\My\SymCache

  • Download the tools from
  • Extract the tools to c:\my\sysinternals
  • Set your environment path to include c:\my\sysinternals

    You can always watch the defrag 64 setup video