Why autoexp.dat data visualizer entries are ignored at times

We had a customer who had issues with autoexp.dat. He added few data visualizers in autoexp.dat file but somehow none of them took effect in the debugger windows like Autos, Locals, etc. We initially thought the issue is with the way he gave format specifier in autoexp.dat file. After several corrections/trials nothing seemed to take effect….


VS2010 : Unable to Hit Breakpoints in Managed Code

In Visual Studio 2010, if you are debugging a native executable which in turn loads a managed DLL built against  a version of the framework previous to version 4, you may find that breakpoints which are set in the managed code are not hit. The breakpoints are displayed correctly, you just never hit them when executing…