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Disabling the Diagnostic Tools Debugger Window in Visual Studio 2015

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Disabling the Diagnostic Tools Debugger Window in Visual Studio 2015

Learn how to customize the Visual Studio 2015 IDE for specific use cases and disable the automatic diagnostic tools.

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By default, the Diagnostic Tools window opens automatically when debugging. Whilst this is a handy tool I do not want to it load every time I debug. Let's look at how to disable it.Disabling the Diagnostic Tools debugger window in Visual Studio 2015

Steps to Disable

To disable the Diagnostic Tools window follow these steps:

  1. Select the Visual Studio Options from the menu (Tools -> Options)
  2. In the Options choose Debugging -> General
  3. Uncheck Enable Diagnostic Tools while debugging (towards the bottom of the list)

Options menu for disabling diagnostic tools

The diagnostics tools are now disabled. To re-enable them just check the option again. The Tools window can be manually opened via the menu Debug -> Windows -> Show Diagnostic Tools

Menu to show Diagnostic Tools

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visual studio ,configuration ,debugger ,web dev

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