Visual Studio Debugger Team Blog

We've moved

You may have noticed that the previous post on this blog is from several years ago. This...

Author: Andrew B Hall - MSFT Date: 04/24/2014

Visual Studio debugger fails to catch unhandled exception for a Windows Form or WPF Application?

Ever begin debugging a Windows Form to have the form close suddenly without the debugger alerting...

Author: Andrew B Hall - MSFT Date: 05/11/2010

Can’t hit breakpoints in a plug-in or can’t debug .NET 2.0/3.0/3.5 from a mixed mode .exe project with Visual Studio 2010?

With Visual Studio 2010 came the release of Visual Studio .NET 4.0. .NET 4.0 adds a lot of great...

Author: Andrew B Hall - MSFT Date: 04/29/2010

Why don’t I see “Debug with Mixed” when debugging the dump of a managed process in Visual Studio 2010

It has been well publicized that Visual Studio 2010 introduced the ability to debug dumps of managed...

Author: Andrew B Hall - MSFT Date: 04/28/2010

Jinx: Visual Studio plug-in for debugging multi-threaded code

Today I’m going to introduce a plug-in for Visual Studio (still in beta) that helps to speed up...

Author: Andrew B Hall - MSFT Date: 04/26/2010

Help! My console windows won't go away

Many of you may be seeing an issue where your console windows won't close after you stop debugging....

Author: brads Date: 03/11/2010

Introducing IntelliTrace

In the upcoming release of Visual Studio 2010 we’re going to be rolling out a very cool new feature...

Author: IanHuff - MSFT Date: 01/29/2010

Visual Studio 2010 Beta2 hang while debugging?

Causes We have received numerous reports of Visual Studio 2010 Beta2 hanging while debugging. The...

Author: Andrew B Hall - MSFT Date: 01/06/2010

What is a dump, and how do I create one?

What is a dump and how is it useful? A dump is a snapshot of an application at the point in time the...

Author: Andrew B Hall - MSFT Date: 12/30/2009

Remote debugging on Win7 error: Unable to start debugging ...

If you are running msvsmon on a Win7 machine and are seeing the following error message when...

Author: samchan Date: 11/04/2009