How to Fix the JIT Debugger

By Tyran DeWalt

With the JIT debugger utility, you can troubleshoot errors and problems that prevent Visual Studio from performing correctly. You can restore Visual Studio issues either manually or automatically using the JIT debugger. If this utility malfunctions, you can fix it using a simple manual procedure. It is likely that an issue such as a missing or corrupt file is keeping JIT debugger from functioning.

Step 1

Press the “Windows” key plus the “R” key to open a Run box.

Step 2

Type “Regedit” in the Run dialog box and click “OK.” This opens the Registry Editor.

Step 3

Navigate the following registry path:HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\AeDebug\DebuggerRight-click the registry entry at the end of the path and click “Delete.”

Step 4

Navigate the following registry path:HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\.NETFramework\DbgManagedDebuggerRight-click the registry entry at the end of the path and click “Delete.” Exit the Registry Editor.

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