debugging RRS feed

  • Question

  • what debugging program will work with win8? I tried visual studio/win7 but no success.


    Thursday, September 29, 2011 1:17 AM


All replies

  • To debug Metro style application you need to use the Visual Studio preview (Microsoft Visual Studio 11 Express for Windows Developer Preview) that is installed on the Windows 8 Developer preview which you can download from:
    • Proposed as answer by Samsp [msft] Thursday, September 29, 2011 4:27 AM
    • Marked as answer by Chris Sells Monday, October 10, 2011 3:33 PM
    Thursday, September 29, 2011 2:02 AM
  • I downloaded the 32 bit version of metro, I also downloaded windows live for my email, I get an error message:   ESENT,  no debugger installed on this machine, please install one now.  So I downloaded the visual studio/windows7 debugger program, and I still get the message...thank you for the previous help.
    Thursday, September 29, 2011 9:12 PM
  • What specifically are you trying to debug?

    Jeff Sanders (MSFT)
    Friday, September 30, 2011 1:37 PM
  • Hello guys.


    just to be sure, are you saying that I can only debug win 8 JS  metro apps if I'm running win 8 developer preview with tools? Any specific reason for not allowing me to debug those apps from within vs 2011?



    Luis Abreu
    Monday, November 21, 2011 2:05 PM
  • Hi Luis,

    For the preview, that is the only configuration supported.


    Jeff Sanders (MSFT)
    Monday, November 21, 2011 2:45 PM