Free download - PSSCOR2 - New WinDBG extension for debugging .NET 4.0 applications
PSSCOR extension is a debugger extension which is super-set of SOS.DLL. It is used for debugging .NET issues with WinDBG, such as high memory / CPU usage, crashes, etc...
We have released PSSCOR2 for .NET 2.0 related issues before and we were using PSSCOR4 for a long time in Microsoft for .NET 4.0 related issues and now it is available for public download.
You can download PSSCOR4 extension from Microsoft download page:
Psscor4 Managed-Code Debugging Extension for WinDbg
Here is the overview taken from the same page:
Psscor4 can help you diagnose high-memory issues, high-CPU issues, crashes, hangs and many other problems that might occur in a .NET application; in scenarios involving live processes or dump files. If you are familiar with SOS.dll, the managed-debugging extension that ships with the .NET Framework, Psscor4.dll provides a superset of that functionality. Most of the added functionality helps you identify issues in ASP.NET. For example, Psscor4 provides the ability to view:
- managed call stacks (with source mappings)
- managed exception information
- what types are in the managed heap and their reference chain
- which ASP.NET pages are running on which thread
- the contents of the ASP.NET cache
- and much more.
Enjoy PSSCOR4 :)