Download Debugging Tools for Windows
The Windows Debugger (WinDbg) can be used to debug kernel-mode and user-mode code, to analyze crash dumps, and to examine the CPU registers while the code executes.
Download WinDbg Preview
WinDbg Preview is a new version of WinDbg with more modern visuals, faster windows, a full-fledged scripting experience, built with the extensible debugger data model front and center. WinDbg Preview is using the same underlying engine as WinDbg today, so all the commands, extensions, and workflows still work as they did before.
Download WinDbg Preview from the Microsoft Store: WinDbg Preview.
Learn more about installation and configuration in WinDbg Preview - Installation.
Debugging Tools for Windows 10 (WinDbg)
If you just need the Debugging Tools for Windows 10, and not Windows Driver Kit (WDK) for Windows 10 or Visual Studio 2017, you can install the debugging tools as a standalone component from the Windows SDK. In the SDK installation wizard, select Debugging Tools for Windows, and deselect all other components.
Get Debugging Tools for Windows (WinDbg) from the SDK: Windows 10 SDK.
Learn more about WinDbg and other debuggers in Debugging Tools for Windows (WinDbg, KD, CDB, NTSD).
If the Windows SDK is already installed, open Settings, navigate to Apps & features, select Windows Software Development Kit, and then click Modify to change the installation to add Debugging Tools for Windows.
Looking for the debugging tools for earlier version of Windows?
To download the debugger tools for previous versions of Windows, you need to download the Windows SDK for the version you are debugging from the Windows SDK and emulator archive. In the installation wizard of the SDK, select Debugging Tools for Windows, and deselect all other components.
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