WinDbg Preview - Starting a kernel mode session

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This topic describes how to start a kernel mode session with WinDbg Preview.

The process is very similar to how it has been done with previous versions of WinDbg. Select the tab for the type of transport you're using, fill in the required fields, and click OK.


Local kernel debugging requires WinDbg Preview to be launched elevated.

Start debugging attach to kernel menu showing Net tab

The Paste tab allows you to paste in custom connection strings.

If you are not familiar with setting up a debugger kernel mode session, see Getting Started with WinDbg (Kernel-Mode)

See Also

Debugging Using WinDbg Preview