Windows Debugger (WinDBG) for Native Debugging

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John Robbins


The Visual Studio debugger is a wonderful tool for native debugging. However, Microsoft has another debugger, WinDBG, that’s developed by the Windows operating system team. While WinDBG is mainly used for device driver development, it’s a perfectly capable user-mode debugger, and it happens to have some very interesting super powers. WinDBG can tell you things about your process and help solve certain kinds of problems faster. Follow along as John “Bugslayer” Robbins dispenses tips and tricks for WinDBG mastery and changes the way you think about debugging.

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