Mario Hewardt is a Senior Premier Field Engineer with Microsoft Corporation and has worked extensively in the Windows system level development arena for the past 13 years. Throughout five releases of Windows (starting with Windows 98) he has worked primarily in the server and desktop management arena focusing the majority of his time on ensuring the reliability, robustness, and security of the product. His current charter involves offering developer consultant services for premier customers. Mario Hewardt is the author of the highly popular books "Advanced Windows Debugging" and "Advanced .NET Debugging" which cover Windows Operating System/CLR Internals and powerful debugging tips and tricks. Mario Hewardt is also the founder of The High-Tech Avenue, a consulting and training company focusing on helping customers build great software on the Windows and .NET platforms.