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SQL Debugging: Unable to attach to the crashing process. The specified program is not a Windows or MS-DOS program.

Error Message

Unable to attach to the crashing process. The specified program is not a Windows or MS-DOS program.

This error occurs when you manually launch the Remote Debugging Monitor (msvsmon) with SQL server configured to run as an account other than LocalSystem or user logged in.

To correct this error

  • Allow SQL Server to autolaunch the Remote Debugging Monitor instead of launching it manually.

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