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Debugging Tools for Windows (windbg)

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10.0.10586.15 | Updated: 16 Jul 2016



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To install Debugging Tools for Windows (windbg), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To upgrade Debugging Tools for Windows (windbg), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To uninstall Debugging Tools for Windows (windbg), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


NOTE: This applies to both open source and commercial editions of Chocolatey.

1. Ensure you are set for organizational deployment

Please see the organizational deployment guide

  • Open Source or Commercial:
    • Proxy Repository - Create a proxy nuget repository on Nexus, Artifactory Pro, or a proxy Chocolatey repository on ProGet. Point your upstream to Packages cache on first access automatically. Make sure your choco clients are using your proxy repository as a source and NOT the default community repository. See source command for more information.
    • You can also just download the package and push it to a repository Download

3. Enter your internal repository url

(this should look similar to

4. Choose your deployment method:

choco upgrade windbg -y --source="'STEP 3 URL'" [other options]

See options you can pass to upgrade.

See best practices for scripting.

Add this to a PowerShell script or use a Batch script with tools and in places where you are calling directly to Chocolatey. If you are integrating, keep in mind enhanced exit codes.

If you do use a PowerShell script, use the following to ensure bad exit codes are shown as failures:

choco upgrade windbg -y --source="'STEP 3 URL'"

Write-Verbose "Exit code was $exitCode"
$validExitCodes = @(0, 1605, 1614, 1641, 3010)
if ($validExitCodes -contains $exitCode) {
  Exit 0

Exit $exitCode

- name: Ensure windbg installed
    name: windbg
    state: present
    version: 10.0.10586.15
    source: STEP 3 URL

See docs at

chocolatey_package 'windbg' do
  action    :install
  version  '10.0.10586.15'
  source   'STEP 3 URL'

See docs at

    Name: windbg,
    Version: 10.0.10586.15,
    Source: STEP 3 URL

Requires Otter Chocolatey Extension. See docs at

cChocoPackageInstaller windbg
   Name     = 'windbg'
   Ensure   = 'Present'
   Version  = '10.0.10586.15'
   Source   = 'STEP 3 URL'

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at

package { 'windbg':
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  ensure   => '10.0.10586.15',
  source   => 'STEP 3 URL',

Requires Puppet Chocolatey Provider module. See docs at

salt '*' chocolatey.install windbg version="10.0.10586.15" source="STEP 3 URL"

See docs at

5. If applicable - Chocolatey configuration/installation

See infrastructure management matrix for Chocolatey configuration elements and examples.

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This package was approved by moderator doc on 17 Jul 2016.


Microsoft Windows Debugger (WinDbg) is a powerful Windows-based debugger that is capable of both user-mode and kernel-mode debugging. WinDbg provides debugging for the Windows kernel, kernel-mode drivers, and system services, as well as user-mode applications and drivers.

The package will copy sos.dll from the most recent .NET runtime on your machine to the same directory where windbg.exe is installed.

Package Parameters

The following package parameters can be set:

  • /SymbolPath:'D:\Symbols' - The local path to store symbols in (and also sets the _NT_SYMBOL_PATH environment variable)

These parameters can be passed to the installer with the use of -params.
For example: -params '"/SymbolPath:c:\symbols"'.

    [string] $SymbolPath = "$env:SYSTEMROOT\Symbols"

$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop';

$arguments = @{}

$packageParameters = $env:chocolateyPackageParameters

# Now parse the packageParameters using good old regular expression
if ($packageParameters) {
    $match_pattern = "\/(?<option>([a-zA-Z]+)):(?<value>([`"'])?([a-zA-Z0-9- _\\:\.]+)([`"'])?)|\/(?<option>([a-zA-Z]+))"
    $option_name = 'option'
    $value_name = 'value'

    if ($packageParameters -match $match_pattern ){
        $results = $packageParameters | Select-String $match_pattern -AllMatches
        $results.matches | % {
        Throw "Package Parameters were found but were invalid (REGEX Failure)"

    if ($arguments.ContainsKey("SymbolPath")) {
        $SymbolPath = $arguments["SymbolPath"]
} else {
    Write-Debug "No Package Parameters Passed in"

$tempFolder = "$env:temp\chocolatey\windbg"
mkdir $tempFolder -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue | Out-Null

$files = @{
  [uri] "" = "5485A0196019040933CA3D2AC191ADD8";
  [uri] "" = "B613D33E83BA7957A541190495298C8C";
  [uri] "" = "1F6FDBFF5003F0C51ACACB874E261CE6";
  [uri] "" = "252400AA6C5D21200AAB26B7DDF9E922";
  [uri] "" = "95BCDD0525D60B776154CB3BA644D0F1";
  [uri] "" = "4FD5ACDDF5A847D871D1F649B9357D61";
  [uri] "" = "6C810D6810FDE05122B529783B0F4B7F";
  [uri] "" = "3F081494D7DAB394EB4A2328C61A8933";
  [uri] "" = "07F868A5A376E25986013105273FD4BC";
  [uri] "" = "81FE210D77A396179E9CD38429BD5A98";
  [uri] "" = "7FA3C9D094EB44F965C00D3881BC4826";
  [uri] "" = "CCAEB708D0E9ED0C20E83EE231B5D17B";
  [uri] "" = "4E11957C0FEC91452AD6E8F25EB6E42E";
  [uri] "" = "C5FF97BE7BF22E3285FCC8F056601571";
  [uri] "" = "18730B9DB7CA4DEA724A79A614AF0E10";
  [uri] "" = "A5CFE736004236FE8CE13534AA1F9267";
  [uri] "" = "4B6497BBEC3221B4F11CD9B7A310CD70";
  [uri] "" = "C5A87344B6DFC0713319F55721014ACD";
  [uri] "" = "2CFEEDD8D04072993CD69D0111C949CD";
  [uri] "" = "49357E854D13B49F6CC6857788EEE3E4";
  [uri] "" = "20CDBAD7500CC6D7C62F48B4C6277090";
  [uri] "" = "74AD6FE4798BE84E3DF5D30EEA4CF30F";
  [uri] "" = "7127A943A5073827B4F9A5420E817640";
  [uri] "" = "B1901462BB2A6ECFDE18FBB06D3D88BE";
  [uri] "" = "0F4F0278231DC5D86B10D7D37B8FDB0F";
  [uri] "" = "8F9439AA9C6479C4DD3056022D280A31";
  [uri] "" = "1CE023028A276A8EB770744C9CF94A6E";
  [uri] "" = "A421FDCD0371EDDE135924577559C60C";
  [uri] "" = "8F76087A96021DF5A78390FB118905E5";
  [uri] "" = "69183D31031FBEBAA771B4F34AFA608B";
  [uri] "" = "C3B6C376C865ACC0A72ECA763C5A281C";
  [uri] "" = "797B3CC82C95F2D82B7EEFEE83C735A4";
  [uri] "" = "28C0F31D28CB266F5589A23ABB463296";
  [uri] "" = "D02DC8B69A702A47C083278938C4D2F1";
  [uri] "" = "8668B5B4DE5F343A59381F23C52E4324";
  [uri] "" = "70D38BE03DEA8DF81E98AABFD521B531";
  [uri] "" = "02B5F85874DCA60D890150CB0021C1B6";
  [uri] "" = "9DADFA94AF72E145E9E751EAA09939BE";
  [uri] "" = "3BE4AEF745068B849EB480F12FD27496";

foreach ($file in $files.GetEnumerator()) {    
    Get-ChocolateyWebFile -PackageName "windbg" -url $file.Key.AbsoluteUri -Checksum $file.Value -checksumType MD5 -FileFullPath ([System.IO.Path]::Combine($tempFolder, [System.IO.Path]::GetFilename($file.Key.LocalPath)))

Install-ChocolateyInstallPackage "windbg" "msi" "/q" "$tempFolder\SDK Debuggers-x86_en-us.msi"

if(${env:ProgramFiles(x86)} -ne $null){ $programFiles86 = ${env:ProgramFiles(x86)} } else { $programFiles86 = $env:ProgramFiles }
$windbgPath = (Join-Path $programFiles86 "Windows Kits\10\Debuggers")

[Environment]::SetEnvironmentVariable( '_NT_SYMBOL_PATH', "symsrv*symsrv.dll*$SymbolPath*", 'User')
$env:_NT_SYMBOL_PATH = "symsrv*symsrv.dll*$SymbolPath*"

$fxDir = "$env:windir\Microsoft.NET\Framework"
if(Test-Path $fxDir) {
    $frameworksx86 = dir "$fxdir\v*" | ? { $_.psiscontainer -and $_.Name -match "v[0-9]" }

$statement = @"
    copy-item (join-path '$($frameworksx86[-1])' "sos.dll") '$windbgPath\x86';
    copy-item '$windbgPath\x86\windbg.exe' '$windbgPath\x86\windbgx86.exe';
    Install-ChocolateyDesktopLink '$windbgPath\x64\windbg.exe';
    Install-ChocolateyDesktopLink '$windbgPath\x86\windbgx86.exe';
$fxDir = "${fxdir}64"
if(Test-Path $fxDir) {
    $frameworksx64 = dir "$fxdir\v*" | ? { $_.psiscontainer -and $_.Name -match "v[0-9]"}
    $statement += @"
    copy-item (join-path '$($frameworksx64[-1])' "sos.dll") '$windbgPath\x64';
Start-ChocolateyProcessAsAdmin "$statement" -minimized -nosleep

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Version Downloads Last Updated Status
Debugging Tools for Windows (windbg) 8.59.20160823 135766 Wednesday, August 24, 2016 Approved
Debugging Tools for Windows (windbg) 8.59.20141003 6813 Saturday, October 4, 2014 Approved
Debugging Tools for Windows (windbg) 8.59.20140318 1261 Tuesday, March 18, 2014 Unknown
Debugging Tools for Windows (windbg) 8.59.20140202 690 Monday, February 3, 2014 Unknown
Debugging Tools for Windows (windbg) 8.59.20140201 374 Sunday, February 2, 2014 Unknown
Debugging Tools for Windows (windbg) 8.59.20130717 870 Thursday, July 18, 2013 Unknown
Debugging Tools for Windows (windbg) 8.59.20120910 789 Monday, September 10, 2012 Unknown
Debugging Tools for Windows (windbg) 8.59.20120909 424 Sunday, September 9, 2012 Unknown
Debugging Tools for Windows (windbg) 8.59 455 Sunday, September 9, 2012 Unknown

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