Questions tagged [debug]

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

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Running Qt app within WinPE

I'd say this is kind of inbetween both SuperUser and StackOverflow, but I am writing a GUI application using Qt that I would like to run within WinPE. I am well aware that WinPE is a very limited ...
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Is competitive programming bad for your eyes due to a lot more looking at the pc monitors? [closed]

Practice way for eyes: First, you need to know pseudo code Print questions out Then write pseudo code solution on paper (I know in the final week or month, I need to really use pc) But then you need ...
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Windows 10 - Displaying drivers loading during boot process [duplicate]

Windows MSCONFIG program provides options for controlling the boot behavior. In older Windows versions it was possible to have a diagnostic boot with scrolling display of drivers that were loading to ...
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Slow excel document verbose status

I have inherited a set of large poorly optimised excel documents used to post process outputs from a bespoke matlab simulator and they are so slow. They're slow to open, recalculate, and save; and ...
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Using Visual Studio C++ remote debugging for Linux on a non-MSBuild, non-CMake project

Visual Studio has features to support cross-platform projects, allowing a developer to build, run and debug a Linux program from within Visual Studio, by connecting to and executing on either the ...
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IDA debugger fails to map a database segment

On Running the debugger in IDA https://www.hex-rays.com/products/ida/ I get the following error Failed to map a database segment to virtual address 0000000000000000. This usually happens if the ...
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How to stop redirect in new Chrome tab?

I have a link that opens in a new tab, in the new tab's header it has javascript like this which redirects it to a different page: window.location.href = "{a different URL}"; I need to ...
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How do I make a program I've previously opened have a cold run when my laptop has Intel Optane turned on?

The first time I open a program on windows it is slow to load then if I close it and open it again, it's fast to load. This suggests that windows is caching the frequently and recently used programs ...
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Using CURL to send multipart/alternative email WITH encoder=quoted-printable. How?

Below is an example of how I currently send a multipart/alternative with CURL. I write this email in a text editor, save it to a file and use CURL to send the whole thing. To: "John Connor" &...
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Highlight a mystery

What the heck is the vba editor trying to tell me with this:
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What is a debug.log file and how can I get rid of it?

I see this annoying file at times appearing on my desktop and other folders. Here's the content of the one I just found: [0104/221014.762:ERROR:directory_reader_win.cc(43)] FindFirstFile: The system ...
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How to prevent most disk writes before you trigger a “CrashOnCtrlScroll” crash

You've just enabled a useful developer feature named CrashOnCtrlScroll. You've enabled it on your primary machine, which you use every day. Not on a spare PC, and not on a virtual machine. For ...
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What to do when “CrashOnCtrlScroll” doesn't seem to work

You've tried to enable a useful developer feature named CrashOnCtrlScroll. You then tried to trigger a crash. Unfortunately, no crash happened. What can you try now?
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How to debug Windows shutdown issues?

I have Windows 10 Home edition. Since the last update, the computer takes forever to shutdown. Here's what I tried: Right-click Start Select Windows PowerShell (Admin) Click "Yes" on the ...
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How can I start my network log in Safari right from the launch?

So far I have seen how I can use the Developer menu in Safari in order to analyze my network traffic and how I can preserve the logs. But I have to re-open my browser very often. Therefore I want to ...
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How to identify which Chrome extension is redirecting traffic?

By chance I noticed that sometimes when I access bookdepository.com I get redirected to a strange URL before landing on that page. Apparently some rogue extension is hijacking the request to first ...
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How to Set A secondary Debugging software in Windows 10 TaskManager Debug

I would like to know if there is a way to add a secondary debugging software, to the right click context menu of the TaskManager, Prefferably SublimeText Editor 3, or any other similar software, ...
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Seattle Lab Mail (SLmail) 5.5 port tcp/110 down after being fuzzed in Immunity

Whenever I fuzz the SLmail POP3 service with Immunity debugger and want to restart (Immunity > Debug > Restart) the process tcp/110 port is going to be down even though the process is still ...
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How to debug a keyboard's keys matrix row and column and microcontroller?

I was wondering how you can find the "address" of a key on a keyboard, that usually gets sent to a microcontroller on the motherboard, probably. As example, these addresses can be called &...
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Unable to install windows debugging tools on windows 7, it says it needs .NET Framework 4, but won't let me install it

Unable to install windows debugging tools on windows 7, it says it needs .NET Framework 4, but won't let me install it I wanted to analyze a BSOD, so I looked https://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-...
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Access denied removing `__debug_bin` in Visual Studio Code

After debugging a go program, the __debug_bin file is leftover and is not getting removed, throwing an access denied error. I tried running VSCode with admin privileges but it's the same. I would like ...
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View details of connection error in Firefox

When Firefox cannot connect to some server, I want to view the actual error instead of some "user-friendly" message such as this, which is not helpful at all: Hmm. We’re having trouble ...
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How can I troubleshoot why a specific driver is interfering with a device it has nothing to do with?

Does anyone know how I can use Windows Performance Toolkit to solve my HDDs disconnecting? I've got 3 different WD HDDs all with the same problem. They all disconnect themselves when reading data if ...
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Visual Studio Auto Change Debug/Release Configuration?

A week ago something broke in my Visual Studio. Before I was building release and debugging almost at the same time. I pressed F6 to stop debugging and build release version ("bin\Release"). ...
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Getting This site can't be reached after doing Manual Proxy settings in wifi on Andoid/IOS device

I am trying to do proxy configuration in Redmi Note 7 Android 9. I have connected my Macbook and Device to the same wifi network, after doing manual configuration for Proxy IP address:192.168.XX.XX, ...
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ADB-like thing for Windows 10?

My actual aim is to find out what causes freezes occurring on a HP ProBook 450 G3 about once in a week (no reaction to any keystrokes except power button; however there is obvious activity, and the ...
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Bizarre shutdown on a very specific task

I stumbled upon a program (OPENFACE offline facial landmark detector) that shuts down (hard power off) my computer within 20 seconds. Obviously this is not that programs' fault- I experienced same ...
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MS Excel 365 Not Sorting

I have recently started experiencing a weird bug with excel, for some reason it has stopped sorting columns. It does not matter the way I try to sort, it just does not do it, however, filtering does ...
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Firefox won't open some web sites

I am running Firefox 74.0 on Linux Mint. Since v73, I have been facing the problem that some web sites will open very slowly (e.g. github.com) while others will not open at all (e.g. www.elster.de), ...
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Wireless keyboard occasionally stops typing… and then types every character it didn't type at once when shook

My logitech keyboard stops working every 5-20 minutes. During the time it stops working, if I type on it, even typing hundreds of words, as soon as I vigorously shake the keyboard, everything I had ...
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Cannot connect to MacOS Mojave via VNC from Windows 10

I am trying to connect to my MacOS Mojave via VNC. I have enabled "Remote Management" in "System Preferences" > "Sharing" and added me and/or all other users to the users that are allowed to have ...
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How do I spoof a url for debugging purposes?

I want to replace the source of a URL with another one (for example, replace a .js file reading "alert(1)" with "alert(2)"). Are there any tools that allow me to spoof the source of a URL for some ...
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Very high CPU usage by explorer.exe constantly (something to do with Windows.Storage.Search.dll)

The problem started a few days ago and now it gets high to sometimes 12% and some time to 45% CPU usage. It doesn't start immediately but after a little while if you terminate explorer.exe and start ...
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“Authentication is required to refresh the system repositories”

A few months ago, I updated Debian to 10. (I believe I'm using Wayland and GNOME?) Among the several problems that suddenly started occurring is the following: Once in a while, I'll come back to my ...
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Task Scheduler runs a missed task unexpectedly on a computer that is running Windows 10

Here is my case: i have set a Task to Disable Network adapter at 8:00:00 pm and Enable Network adapter at 8:00:15. It works like charm but if the laptop is turned off and i turn it on at 8:30 then ...
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how to install deepfreeze after force defreeze

i installed deepfreeze on windows 10 pro. i promptly forgot the password. prehaps i should have done something else. out of desparation is booted into the bios and set to clock to three months from ...
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Cannot open chrome on Windows 10

I have used chrome normally on my PC for years, but now when I click the sidebar icon, desktop shortcut, and even when I run as admin from Windows Explorer, literally nothing happens. I tried opening ...
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How to simulate WebSocket failure on a macOS browser?

I often deal with WebSocket failures, and debugging fixes is hard because I have not found a good way to simulate them. A lot of Linux tools are no longer available because macOS has now transitioned ...
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How to debug a web page that doesn't work on mobile but works when using chrome remote debugger? iOS shows “Can not decode raw data”

I have a web page that works on desktop chrome and IE, and works correctly in mobile emulation in Chrome. However, it shows only a blank white page on android, and in iOS shows "Can not decode raw ...
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VS Code Haskero debug configuration on Ubuntu

I am trying to configure VS Code for Haskell. I use Haskero extension, which works great for code navigation, highlighting etc. However, for some reason when I try to start a debugging session I ...
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How to debug node js applications

I have a nodeJS app It queries the Database(mysql) and makes certain API calls. On a load test two things happen: It just stops responding for some users The variables for some users are overwritten ...
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Pinta Program errror - troubleshooting linux programs

I'm having an issue with the Pinta program, and i'd really like to use it. It's having an error, and truthfully by just looking at the "error log" im not able to figure out where to look. Perhaps, you ...
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Why Are Our Microsoft Universal Windows Platform Static Software Applications Vanishing?

Edit: This Issue has been - fortunately or unfortunately - solved by Yet Another Clean Install, as it has been specified toward the end of the text of this question. Still, as advised by @Ramhound, ...
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Visual Studio Python Debug - Input() function error

I'm having an issue getting the debug output window to accept input() function from my python code. I've tried reading stackoverflow tips but they are generally for Visual Studio Code and not Visual ...
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How to check for full browser configuration

I am helping a customer who is trying to use our company's website and failing in mysterious ways. Other users, even with the same browser type, are using our site without problems, while she can't. I ...
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How to debug the Word Add-in (OfficeJS) with localhost API?

We have one word add-in developed and we are facing this issue for long time. We wanted to debug the code by pointing the word add-in to local Web API. We are receiving the Access Denied error upon ...
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Vscode … Unable to generate assets to build and debug. OmniSharp server is not running

I have a problem and searched over the internet and tried their solutions but nothing happend. When i try to debug my code in VSCode , nothing happens. I found in Debug menu there is no configuration ...
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Making USB work in wine 4.0 (ubuntu 19.04)

I succeeded in installing an windows app in ubuntu 19.04 (needed winetricks to install dotnet45). The app is configuration software for an electronic device with USB port (BZS config). The app ...
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VSCode - Break on “Uncaught exceptions” checkbox hidden

I used to see a checkbox named "Uncaught Exceptions" in the VSCode Debug sidebar, under the "Breakpoints" section, just like in this pict (look bottom left of the picture) But I ...
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Import Text Wizard - Error in loading DLL

Clicking the Finish button on Access' Import Text Wizard generates "Error in loading DLL". Current suite: MS Office 365 ProPlus a/k/a E3, 64bit, Version 1902 (Build 11328.20392 Click-to-Run). ...

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