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Visual Studio 2013 and .NET 4.5 Expert Cookbook by Abhishek Sur

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Debugging a process that is already deployed

It is sometimes necessary to debug a process that is already running. This is necessary when building a Windows service or an application that cannot have a user interface or an entry point assigned to it. The debugging process helps the IDE to debug a running process from inside the IDE if the appropriate debug symbols are there within the IDE.

Getting ready

To debug a running process, you need to first run the program. You can either run the program on the current machine by going to the bin folder of the project and double-clicking on the .exe file, or you can host it in another computer on the network.

Note

You should remember that when you want to debug your application from a remote machine, you need ...

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