To debug is to attempt to locate and remove errors (bugs) in a computer system.

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Firefox - built in search engine toolbar broken

When I change the order of the search engines (Toolbar -> Manage Search Engines -> Move up / down -> Ok) it changes the order, until I close and reopen the browser. I can't imagine that's the way ...
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Test IE7 without installing it - how?

Is there a way to test IE7 functionality (intented to test the functionality of a website) without installing IE7? If so, how? Something like an online service?
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How to debug the cause of infrequent freezes of my iMac?

I have an iMac that freezes up on me irregularly. Sometimes I can work for two weeks and everything is fine. Other times I experience 3 or more freezes a day. On average my iMac (bought in June 2010) ...
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Is there a tool like fs_usage that will show the specific bytes being read or written?

Working on a project to reverse-engineer Mail applications changes to keychain files. Using fs_usage I can see # of bytes written to keychain file, but I am unable to determine dynamically exactly ...
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How do you tell the version of Flash Player running in Chrome?

I am getting an error trying to debug in Flex: it says to make sure I'm running the debugger version of Flash Player. I downloaded it and installed it, but still am getting the error. But I wonder ...
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How to capture the arguments passed to an .exe when is called by another program? (Windows)

I have two programs: When A.exe is running, it calls B.exe with a series of arguments. Any suggestions as to how can I see these arguments? I could write another B.exe program to do that, but it ...
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Problems Receiving a Multicast stream - How to Debug?

Through my university I've got a multicast stream that I can watch (using VPN). I try to watch it using vlc, vlc udp://@233.121.29.1:1234 but nothing happens. When I try to double click to start it ...
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What's the easiest way to list all files opened by a program?

I'm debugging the initialization of a program (on a mac) and would I'd like to get a list of all the files opened during the execution, preferably in time order. Can this be done?
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Debugging Windows 7 FTP woes

I am having issues with a device sending files to an FTP site on a Windows 7 Pro machine. I am not seeing the same issue between the same device and a windows XP machine or between the windows XP ...
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Dragging a PDF file to a folder causes a hard freeze. How to debug? Causes?

When I drag some PDF file to some folder it causes my computer to have a hard freeze, this even disallows me to use CrashOnCtrlScroll to generate a BSOD to see where it hung... As my HDD & MEM ...
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Tool for determining which service is using all my CPU

I am wondering if a tool exists that can tell me which service is causing services.exe to use all CPU time. Basically a Task Manager for services.exe. Does anybody know of such a tool.
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How can I debug why safari is so slow loading a page sometimes?

On Mac OS X 10.6.4 with Safari 5.0.1 I entered a web address in the browser bar and sometimes it's lighting fast, and sometimes terribly slow. My wifi connection has a perfect signal strength and the ...
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ASCII-art unicorn one-liner [closed]

I need to spruce up my debugging messages. I have a smiley in there :D, but someone suggested using a unicorn. There are some nice resources on ASCII unicorns (e.g. ...
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How to prevent Chrome from refreshing page when viewing source?

When viewing page source in Google Chrome, the browser opens a new tab and basically pastes the URL in with the view-source: prefix. This is undesirable. As a developer, I may include some diagnostic ...
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VS2008 Debugger Unattached

I have no idea why, but the debugger for a specific project has spontaneously stopped working. I say spontaneously because it worked one day, I went home for the weekend, came back, and suddenly it ...
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Where to get the debug version of indesign cs5?

I want to create plugins on my own. Before doing that, I am trying to run the samples given in the Indesign sdk samples. I am using Mac, I downloaded the entire eclipse archive and set the indesgn ...
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Is there any ucSim GUI frontend?

Is there any ucSim GUI frontend? Cygwin or Ubuntu either is ok. Or if there is any free source MCS-51 simulator/debugger?
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How to troubleshoot Windows XP boot process?

I have an XP installation that won't boot properly. Windows boots until just before I have the option to select a user. I can't get into Windows normally (and Safe Mode is the same) to check things ...
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How to debug a program as admin within Visual Studio

I'm running VS2K8 in Win7 64-bit. I'm logged in as admin and I'm running it as admin, but the program I'm working on fails with access denied when I call a restricted API. If run the program from ...
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How to “debug” a keyboard in Linux? Like pressing a key and seeing a code in a terminal

I didn't have an answer to my problem about adding additional keyboards in my Ubuntu 10.04. Questions mark is not working in my keyboard, only using Alt Gr key + W. So, I don't know if this is a ...
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Check “Id3 Tag” integrity from mp3 (almost a “debug”). Is it possible?

I'm using Mp3Tag do edit Id3 tags in my mp3 files. In the editor everything looks ok, but in my iTunes, some of them just ge messed up. The artist isn't read, Album Artist doesn't show up, this kind ...
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Malware - Technical anlaysis

Note: Please do not mod down or close. Im not a stupid PC user asking to fix my pc problem. I am intrigued and am having a deep technical look at whats going on. I have come across a Windows XP ...
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8051 MCU debug board function

In school I have written many programs for an 8051 compatible CPU. But I never actually knew how our "debug" sets worked. I mean, we test our programs in special sets, which actually allow you to very ...
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Driver denied access to PCI card

Alright, I asked this on StackOverflow (here) and they suggested trying ServerFault to get help on permissions. So here's the deal. We designed a custom PCI card and wrote the driver for it. It's ...
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Visual Studio not auto-building when I press the debug button

I'm writing code in Visual Studio but whenever I want to test the application and press the green arrow for "Start debugging", Visual Studio does not automatically recompile the active solution for me ...
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Strange Unclearable Cache Issue with Gmail and Google Apps

I am having a strange issue with Gmail and Google Apps... have a look at this screenshot: http://cld.ly/f51ume notice the missing images for the rounded corners? Well this is not such a problem but ...
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How to jump to the last code snippet in eclipse?

We can go to the declaring code snippet by click Open Declaration menu(F3). But how to go back where I jump here? For example we jump from file A line 39 to file B line 10,how to switch back?
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Debugging tool to see an app get lauched by another app

I have a app that I have the source for but cannot debug. (It takes a version of Delphi that I don't have on my computer.) That app launches another app (that I can debug). I need some way to see ...
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Where to go to see an exception thrown by a browser based java app

I have a java app that is running in my browser. At a specific point the app will crash. I would like to find the exception that is being thrown (if possible) so I can show it to the support of the ...
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Visual Studio 2008 Debugger really slow with SSD

My setup is a laptop with Windows 7 64-bit, Visual Studio 2008 SP1 on an Intel X25-M 4 GB SSD with page file turned off (no need) and 2.2 GHz Core Duo. What happens is weird: When I build my project ...
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How to debug into “Remote Java Application” in Eclipse?

I'm trying to debug Ofbiz via Eclipse according to these instructions. I added the project folder and Eclipse indexed it. The instructions indicate that I should be able to click "Debug" and select ...
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Windows Mobile Device Center (6.1) not starting?

I am trying to start windows mobile device center on windows 7 machine. But it only shows me the small green window that is shown at loading time: It is then closed automatically. I am not getting ...
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Debugging methods for Windows XP hangups

I experience occasional 'freezes' on my desktop machine (Windows XP SP3). I've tried the normal debugging methods I know (watching Process Explorer, running ProcMon (hard to get a good trace because ...
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Debugging taking a lot of time? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What to do if my computer is infected by a virus or a malware? hi, yesterday i install visual studio in my system, when i run my application it is taking a lot of ...
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Programs to pinpoint why laptop is freezing

My laptop randomly freezes, especially during internet browsing and tab closing (all main browsers). I'm not sure what is causing this. At first I thought it might be overheating, but it sometimes ...
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How to see exception message in Google Chrome while paused?

I'm using Google Chrome for debugging JavaScript. I opened up the JavaScript Console and the "Pause on Exception" feature is enabled. Now whenever I run JavaScript that has an exception in it, it ...
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Windows 7 BSOD Crashes

I recently upgraded to Windows 7 64 doing a clean install from Vista 64 and ever since I keep getting random blue screen crashes. I have the feeling it's caused by my video card but everything has the ...
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Firefox needs debugging

Since this morning whenever I try to login to Stack Overflow, Firefox needs a debug. I am not able to pinpoint the problem - can anyone help? I've tried rebooting my system but the problem still ...
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How can I find out what makes Firefox segfault?

Firefox has started segfaulting when using my default profile. If I run it in safe mode, it runs OK. So I know the segfault probably comes from an extension or from some custom setting. The problem is ...
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0xC0000005 error when open anything with sandboxie

the application failed to initialize properly oxc0000005 click on ok to terminate the application Any help would be most welcome.
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Cannot debug with Xcode after OS upgrade

I have a pesky problem that I can't solve without some help: I had Leopard 10.5.8 installed on a Mac Pro and Xcode 3.1.3 and yesterday I upgraded to SL. After the upgrade, something happened to the ...
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Is there any way to run remote debugger on Visual Studio 2005 Standard Edition?

I've searched the web for answers, but the only thing I can come up with is that I need the Pro or Team edition to be able to run remote debugger. Is that true? Is there a way around it or another way ...
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PC Blue Screens and then instantly reboots. How do I stop this or find the error later?

I've started getting random blue screens from my (admittedly aged PC). Unfortunately it reboots straight away so I don't get chance to read the error. It's been happening when browsing Stack Overflow ...
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How to check where Debug output is coming from?

I was debugging my windows service application through Debug messages. To view debug message, I was using DebugView (from SysInternals). However I am getting flooded with following Keyboard output on ...
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Strange firefox bug

whenever i type any address and click go, it gives some strange error. for example , when i type "www.google.com" it freezes for sometime and gives me error as follow: File Not Found ...
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Ubuntu 9.04, AMD and nVidia: How to determine cause of lockup?

I have a dual-core AMD with a GeForce 9500 card, and have been experiencing random lockups. I haven't found a way to reproduce them, but the only thing that works is to power off - the machine is ...