Most Viewed in 2009

There are well over 1,500 pages at this site. Most are very detailed descriptions of functionality in Windows. They are the sort of thing that may be the key to some advanced programmer being able to complete his work but which is beyond arcane to everyone else. I am astonished that any of these pages get looked at even once a day. Yet this site had 311,554 visits in 2009, though mostly to view one apparently controversial page.

There follows a list of pages that were each viewed at least 1,000 times in 2009. The faded titles are just index pages which I presume are viewed only or mainly on the way to others, especially while moving from one Table of Contents to another. Two of these index pages are just the skimpiest of placeholders, pending my writing an introduction.

Rank Page Views
1 Licensed Memory in Windows Vista (new) 197,157
2 Geoff Chappell, Software Analyst 38,594
3 Edit Boot Options in Windows Vista 9,988
4 Licensed Processors in Windows Vista 8,847
5 Win32 Programming 7,134
6 Windows Kernel-Mode Programming 6,968
7 Notes 6,661
8 A Study of the Windows Shell 6,065
8 Installed License Values 6,025
10 Microsoft Visual C++ 5,725
11 Internet Explorer 5,087
12 The First Run Page in Internet Explorer 4,997
13 Boot Options: numproc 3,833
14 ZwQueryLicenseValue (new) 3,796
15 The Advanced Boot Options Menu in Windows Vista (new) 3,360
16 About This Site 3,324
17 The Service Control Manager Eventlog Provider 2,980
18 What’s New? 2,783
19 Boot Options: pae (new) 2,700
20 SHELL32 Functions 2,497
21 Boot Configuration Data (BCD) 2,496
21 Missing Icons in Notification Area (new) 2,496
23 SYSENTER and SYSEXIT in Windows 2,300
24 Get More from the Windows Boot Menu 2,291
24 Feature Control in Internet Explorer 2,291
26 Windows Diagnostic Infrastructure 2,248
27 C1XX Errors 2,214
28 Install a Boot Logo for Windows XP 2,128
29 LINK /IGNORE 1,963
30 Consultation 1,845
31 Boot Windows from a Network (new) 1,820
32 Browsing This Site 1,729
33 Boot Options: nx (new) 1,687
34 BCD Elements 1,556
35 Viewing the Firmware Memory Map (new) 1,512
36 Boot Options: detecthal (new) 1,507
37 Internet Explorer Options 1,492
38 Notes on Internet Explorer 1,480
39 Notes on the Windows Shell 1,477
40 BCD Objects 1,465
41 MSHTML Classes: CDocument 1,462
42 The Boot Status Data Log 1,419
43 NTDLL Functions 1,387
44 Matters Arising From DOS Internals 1,378
45 HAL Versions (new) 1,361
46 Missing Shell Functions 1,344
47 Licensing Windows Vista 1,320
48 CPU Identification by the Windows Kernel 1,312
49 Feedback 1,300
50 CMPXCHG8B Support in the Windows Kernel 1,281
51 SVCHOST 1,246
52 Kernel Versions (new) 1,228
53 America Online Exploits Bug in Own Software 1,192
54 Software Analysis 1,180
55 Event Trace Security 1,179
56 New in August 2009 (new) 1,178
57 The x86 BIOS Emulator (new) 1,149
58 Boot Options: truncatememory (new) 1,134
59 Styles of Display Names for Disk Drives 1,114
60 NTDLL 6.0 Named Exports 1,096
61 Bug Check 0x3E 1,095
62 Multiple Web Sites on One Machine (new) 1,086
63 Boot Options: kernel (new) 1,084
64 SHDOCVW Functions 1,076
65 The Microsoft Visual C++ Linker 1,063
66 InitCommonControlsEx 1,047
67 NTDLL 1,044
68 Fee Schedule 1,024

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