Dr. Watson Debugger
The Dr. Watson Debugger component provides the Dr. Watson Debugger application. Dr. Watson detects and logs errors that occur in Windows-based applications or in the Windows operating system. By default, errors that are detected are logged in the user.dmp file.
This component has a new Configuration User Interface to enable the debugger to be configured easily offline with Target Designer.
There are no services associated with this component.
No other components interact with this component.
From Settings, select the tab: Settings. You can specify the following options:
|Log File Path||%16419%\Microsoft\Dr Watson||Dr. Watson log file path.|
|Max Crashes||10||Maximum number of crashes logged.|
|Num Instructions||10||Number of instructions logged.|
|Append to Existing Log File||Selected||Whether to append to or erase the log file before logging begins.|
|Dump Symbol Table||Whether to include the application's associated Symbol Table in the crash dump.|
|Dump All Thread Contents||Selected||Whether to include the thread context data in the crash dump.|
|Create Crash Dump File||Selected||Whether to write to a dump file specified in the Dump File field.|
|Dump File||%16419%\Microsoft\Dr Watson\user.dmp||If Create Crash Dump File is selected, specify the Dump File path and file name.|
|Crash Dump Type||
||If Crash Dump file is specified, select a Crash Dump Type.|
|Visual Notification||Selected||Displays a notification dialog when a Crash Dump occurs.|
|Sound Notification||Plays a sound file when a Crash Dump occurs.|
|Wave File||If Sound Notification is selected, specifies .WAV file to play when a Crash Dump occurs.|
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