March 31, 2016

From Telemetry to Open Source: an Overview of Windows 10 Source Tree

There is a lot of internal information available about Microsoft software, despite the fact that it is closed-source. For example, export of library functions by names, which provides some information on the interfaces used. Debugging symbols used for troubleshooting of operating system errors are publicly available; however, there are only compiled binary modules at hand. In this article, we will try to determine what they looked like prior to compilation using only legal methods.