Opening the Dialog Box

To open the Global Flags dialog box

  • Double-click the gflags.exe icon or, at the command line, or in the Run dialog box, type gflags (without parameters).

    • OR
  • Click Start, point to All Programs, point to Debugging Tools for Windows, and then click Global Flags.

    On Windows Vista, click Start, click All Programs, click Debugging Tools for Windows, right-click Global Flags and then click Run as administrator. If you omit this step, Windows displays the System Registry Gflags Error: 5. The Gflags dialog box opens, but Gflags commands fail.