Debug Help Library

This overview describes the function set provided by the debug help library, DbgHelp. It contains a set of debugging support routines that allow you to work with executable images in the portable executable (PE) format.

The DbgHelp documentation is as follows:

To obtain the latest version of DbgHelp.dll, go to and download Debugging Tools for Windows.

For a description of the PE format, download the specification from the following location: Microsoft Portable Executable and Common Object File Format Specification - 1999 (pecoff).doc.

For information on how to browse information found in .pdb files, see the Debug Interface Access SDK.