Opening a Dump File Using KD

Command Prompt

In a Command Prompt window, you can open a dump file when you launch KD. Use the following command.

kd -y SymbolPath -i ImagePath -z DumpFileName

The -v option (verbose mode) is also useful. For more information about the command-line syntax, see KD Command-Line Options.

KD Command Line

You can also open a dump file after the debugger is running by entering the .opendump (Open Dump File) command, followed by g (Go).

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