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5% remove it95% keep it
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10.1.14393.33 12.50%
8.100.25984 50.00%
8.59.29746 12.50%
8.59.25584 12.50%
8.59.8400 12.50%

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SDK Debuggers

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What is SDK Debuggers?  (from Microsoft)

Use Debugging Tools for Windows to debug drivers, applications, and services on Windows systems. Debugging Tools for Windows includes a core debugging engine and several tools that provide interfaces to the debugging engine. A Visual Studio extension provides a graphical user interface, as does Windows Debugger (WinDbg...  Read more


SDK Debuggers is a software program developed by Microsoft. The most common release is 8.100.25984, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The setup package generally installs about 60 files. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 10 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 40% of users of SDK Debuggers come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\windows kits\8.0\debuggers\x64
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{E63A3353-003C-E4C2-230B-F155212D1479}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by SDK Debuggers

  • dbengprx.exe - Microsoft Windows Debugger Transport Proxy Server
  • kdhvcom.dll - Enlightened Kernel Serial Debugger Extension DLL
  • kmautofaildbg.dll - Stack Based Failure Injector debugger extension
  • kdbgctrl.exe - Windows kernel debugger configuration utility
  • dbgsrv.exe - Microsoft User-Mode Debugger Process Server
  • kdsrv.exe - Microsoft Kernel Debugger Connection Server
  • vmdemux.exe - Virdian Unified Debugging Session Demuxer
  • dbgeng.dll - Windows Symbolic Debugger Engine
  • convertstore.exe - Symbol Store Conversion Utility
  • cdb.exe - Symbolic Debugger for Windows
  • dbh.exe - Microsoft Dbghelp API Example
  • ntsd.exe
  • windbg.exe - Windows GUI symbolic debugger
  • dumpchk.exe - Windows Dump File Verifier
  • dumpexam.exe - Windows Dump File Examiner
  • symbolcheck.dll - Symbol Check API Library
  • i386kd.exe - Windows Kernel Debugger
  • ia64kd.exe
  • kd.exe
  • ntkd.exe
  • srcsrv.dll - Microsoft Source Server
  • symstore.exe - Symbol Server Builder
  • dbghelp.dll - Windows Image Helper
  • agestore.exe - Microsoft AgeStore
  • decem.dll - IA64 disassembler
  • symchk.exe - Symbol Checker
  • symsrv.dll - Symbol Server
  • sqmapi.dll - SQM Client
  • wudfext.dll - Windows Usermode Driver Framework Debugger Extensions
  • usb3kd.dll - Microsoft® Kernel Debugger Extensions (WDF)
  • wdfkd.dll
  • wow64exts.dll - Win32 Emulation on NT64 debugger extensions
  • vdmexts.dll - NT DOS/WOW Symbolic Debugger Extensions
  • kdexts.dll - Microsoft® Kernel Debugger Extensions
  • scsikd.dll - ClassPnP and SCSI debugger extensions
  • ks.dll - Kernel Streaming Debugger Extensions
  • minipkd.dll - AIC78xx miniport debugger extensions
  • ndiskd.dll - Kernel Debugger Extensions for Ndis
  • symproxy.dll - Microsoft Symbol Server Filter
  • fltkd.dll - FsFilter debugger extensions
  • ntsdexts.dll - Symbolic Debugger Extensions
  • rpcexts.dll
  • acpikd.dll - ACPI debugger extensions
  • ext.dll - Debugger Extensions
  • exts.dll
  • kext.dll
  • uext.dll

How do I remove SDK Debuggers?

Quickly and completely remove SDK Debuggers from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall SDK Debuggers 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 SDK Debuggers, 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 SDK Debuggers.

Win 10 57%
Win Vista (SP2) 14%
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 57.14%
Windows 7 28.57%
Windows Vista 14.29%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 28.57%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 14.29%
Windows 10 Pro 14.29%
Windows 8.1 Enterprise 14.29%
Windows 8.1 Pro 14.29%
Windows 10 Home 14.29%

Distribution by countryGeography

40.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 40.00%
  Germany 30.00%
  United Kingdom 10.00%
  BG 10.00%
  Philippines 10.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 20.00%
Dell 20.00%
Hewlett-Packard 20.00%
Lenovo 20.00%
Common models
Gigabyte X58A-UD7 20.00%
Dell OptiPlex 9020 20.00%
LENOVO 20BE0065GE 20.00%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 20.00%
Gigabyte Tecohnology Co.,... 20.00%

About Microsoft

Microsoft Corporation develops, manufactures, licenses and supports a variety of products and services related to computing.
Publisher URL: www.microsoft.com


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