Debugger.Launch Method

Launches and attaches a debugger to the process.

Namespace:  System.Diagnostics
Assemblies:   System.Diagnostics.Debug (in System.Diagnostics.Debug.dll)
  mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)

static member Launch : unit -> bool

Return Value

Type: System.Boolean
true if the startup is successful or if the debugger is already attached; otherwise, false.

ExceptionCondition
SecurityException

The System.Security.Permissions.UIPermission is not set to start the debugger.

If a debugger is already attached, nothing happens.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Portable Class Library

Supported in: Portable Class Library

.NET for Windows Store apps

Supported in: Windows 8

Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1

Supported in: Windows Phone Silverlight 8.1

Supported in: Windows Phone Silverlight 8

Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone 8, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core Role not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core Role supported with SP1 or later; Itanium not supported)

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

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