Debugging Tools for Windows: New for Windows 10
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Windows 10, version 1703
This section describes new debugging tools in Windows 10, version 1703.
- Updates to the dx (Display Debugger Object Model Expression) command, to include new command capabilities.
- New dtx (Display Type - Extended Debugger Object Model Information) command.
- New !ioctldecode command.
- Updated Debugger Engine Reference to include additional interfaces and structures.
- Updates to Configuring tools.ini to document additional options for the command line debuggers.
- Published 75 previously undocumented stop codes in Bug Check Code Reference.
- New Supported Ethernet NICs for Network Kernel Debugging in Windows 10 topic.
Windows 10, version 1607
This section describes new debugging tools in Windows 10, version 1607.
- New topic about Debugging a UWP app using WinDbg.
- Updates to the 30 most-viewed developer bug check topics in Bug Check Code Reference.
- .settings (Set Debug Settings) - New command that allows you to set, modify, display, load and save settings in the Debugger.Settings namespace.
- dx (Display NatVis Expression) - Describes the new dx debugger command, which displays object information using the NatVis extension model and LINQ support.
- New commands that work with the NatVis visualization files in the debugger environment.
- Bluetooth Extensions (Bthkd.dll)
- Storage Kernel Debugger Extensions
- New Symproxy information including SymProxy Automated Installation. In addition the following topics are updated to cover new SymProxy functionality:
- CDB Command-Line Options - Updated to include new command line options.
- !analyze - Updated to include information about using this extension with UMDF 2.15.
- !wdfkd.wdfcrashdump- Updated to include information about using this extension with UMDF 2.15
- !irp - Updated. Starting with Windows 10 the IRP major and minor code text is displayed in command output.
- Using Debugger Markup Language - Updated to describe new select-and-hold (or right-click) behavior available in the Debugger Markup Language (DML).
- Crash dump analysis using the Windows debuggers (WinDbg) - Performance has increased in taking a memory dump over KDNET.
- Debug Universal Drivers - Step by Step Lab (Echo Kernel-Mode)- New step by step lab that shows how to use WinDbg to debug the sample KMDF echo driver.
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