When new drivers, applications and services are developed
for the Windows operating systems by Microsoft it's necessary for them to go through the pertinent debugging process
to find any errors, to avoid any surprises when they are launched onto the market.
For this task, the tool that has to be used is Debugging Tools for Windows
. A tool that includes a powerful code debugger
that offers the possibility to be used from a graphical interface
or straight from the command line console
As well as the aforementioned debugger, Debugging Tools for Windows
also includes NTSD, CDB and KD debuggers
that only work from the console.
Therefore, if you want to have access to a tool that will allow you to debug any error that may have filtered into the code of that last applications that you have developed for Windows, download and install Debugging Tools for Windows
Requirements and additional information:
This download is the Windows SDK installer that will download the selected components and install them on the computer.
This download works on Windows XP SP3 or higher with .NET Framework 4.0 installed.
To install the 32-bit version you have to select Debugging Tools for Windows in the Common Utilities menu.
To install the 64-bit version you have to select Debugging Tools for Windows in the Redistributable Packages menu.