Problems in debugging a C program under Visual Studio 2010 attached to an external program launching it

2023-04-05T13:06:18.5866667+00:00

I've a program in C launched by another program in Visual Basic 6 and when I try to put a breakpoint in the C code I always get the message: "The breakpoint will not currently be hit. No symbols have been loaded for this document" I've made the debug version of C program under Debug\Win32 and I've copied the file "exe" and "pdb" in the folder of the launching program, in Visual Basic 6 I've attached the C program to the launching program and specify the Select Code Type as "Native code" (default proposal, but I've also tried Managed (v4.0)+Native) I've also accessed to Tools\Options\Debugging\Symbols and set Symbol file (.pdb) location. However all my attempts have been unsuccessful. P.S.: I run Visual Studio 2010 and Visual Basic 6 on Windows 7 64 bits. Thank You very much in advance for Your suggestions Carlo Timossi

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  1. Anna Xiu-MSFT 26,476 Reputation points Microsoft Vendor
    2023-04-06T06:58:00.41+00:00

    Hi @Timossi, Carlo (Paul Wurth Italia S.p.A.)

    Welcome to Microsoft Q&A! 

    Please go to Tools > Options > Debugging > General > try to uncheck “Enable Just My Code”. 

    By the way, Visual Studio 2010 and Visual Basic are out of support. 

    Update:

    Are you in Debug or Release mode? You can delete obj and bin folders in your project folder and try again.

    Sincerely, Anna


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