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9% remove it91% keep it
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United States Rank #34,536
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VersionDistribution 100.00%

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Debug Diagnostics 2 Update 1


Debug Diagnostics 2 Update 1 is a software program developed by Microsoft. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The setup package generally installs about 28 files and is usually about 21.38 MB (22,421,504 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 60% of users of Debug Diagnostics 2 Update 1 come from Germany, it is also popular in the United States and Switzerland.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\debugdiag
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{7A94F4D3-AC7B-48EB-866E-BBA62AEFFA4A}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 21.38 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Debug Diagnostics 2 Update 1

  • microsoft.windowsapicodepack.dll - Microsoft Windows API Code Pack for .NET Framework (Microsoft.WindowsAPICodePack)
  • microsoft.windowsapicodepack.shell.dll - Microsoft.WindowsAPICodePack.Shell
  • clrmemdiagext.dll - Microsoft.Diagnostics.RuntimeExt
  • dbgeng.dll - Windows Symbolic Debugger Engine
  • symsrv.dll - Debugging Tools for Windows(R) (Symbol Server)
  • microsoft.diagnostics.runtime.dll - Microsoft.Diagnostics.Runtime
  • debugdiag.analysis.exe - DebugDiag Diagnostic Tool (DebugDiag.Analysis)
  • debugdiag.dotnet.dll - DebugDiag.DotNet
  • debugdiag.rulebuilder.exe
  • dbghost.exe - Debug Diagnostic Tool (Process debug events publisher and automation compatible debug object library)
  • dbglib.dll
  • dbgsvc.exe - Debug Diagnostic Service
  • debugdiag.collection.exe - Debug Diagnostic Tool GUI
  • leaktrack.dll - Memory and Kernel Object Handle Leak Tracker
  • dbghelp.dll - Windows Image Helper
  • debugdiag.workflowactivities.dll - DebugDiag.WorkflowActivities
  • wow64exts.dll - Win32 Emulation on NT64 debugger extensions
  • psscor.dll - Debugger Extensions
  • debugdiag.analysisrules.dll - DebugDiag.AnalysisRules
  • psscor2.dll - Microsoft® .NET Framework (Microsoft NTSD extension for .NET Runtime)
  • psscor4.dll
  • complusddext.dll - COM+ Extension for DebugDiag
  • crashhangext.dll - Extension used with the crash and hang analysis scripts
  • iisinfo.dll - DebugDiag/WinDBG hybrid extension for IIS and ASP information
  • memoryext.dll - DebugDiag extension for user mode memory information
  • debugdiag.x86analysishost.exe - DebugDiag.x86AnalysisHost

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • dbgsvc.exe runs as a service named 'Debug Diagnostic Service' (DbgSvc) "Scriptable debug and diagnostic service used to troubleshoot crashes, hangs, memory leaks, heap corruption and performance issues".

How do I remove Debug Diagnostics 2 Update 1?

Quickly and completely remove Debug Diagnostics 2 Update 1 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Debug Diagnostics 2 Update 1 from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Debug Diagnostics 2 Update 1, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove Debug Diagnostics 2 Update 1.

Win 7 (SP1) 54%
Win 7 1%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 54.17%
Windows 10 45.31%
Windows Vista 0.52%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 26.98%
Windows 7 Professional 17.46%
Windows 8.1 12.17%
Windows 10 Pro 8.99%
Windows 10 Home 8.47%
Windows 8.1 Pro 7.94%

Distribution by countryGeography

59.80% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 59.80%
  United States 16.08%
  Switzerland 4.02%
  Austria 3.52%
  United Kingdom 2.51%
  Italy 2.01%
  Belgium 1.51%
  Israel 1.51%
  Canada 1.51%
  Poland 1.51%
  Spain 1.01%
  Netherlands 1.01%
  Australia 0.50%
  Argentina 0.50%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 20.00%
Hewlett-Packard 18.18%
Medion 16.36%
Dell 14.55%
ASUS 9.09%
Samsung 4.55%
Lenovo 3.64%
Toshiba 3.64%
Intel 1.82%
Common models
ASUS All Series 3.54%
ASUSTeK N61Jv 2.65%
MEDION P961x 2.65%
ARLT Computer-Produkte Gm... 1.77%
BIOSTAR Group N68S3+ 1.77%
Dell Inspiron 660 1.77%

About Microsoft

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Publisher URL: www.microsoft.com


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