User and Reference Guide

  • 2021.1
  • 12/04/2020
  • Public Content

Intel® Debug Extensions for WinDbg* for Intel® Processor Trace User and Reference Guide

Intel® Debug Extensions for WinDbg* are available as part of the Intel® System Bring-up Toolkit. Access to this toolkit requires a signed corporate Confidential Non-Disclosure Agreement (CNDA). See the toolkit product page.
This document covers only a publicly available subset of content. Once you install the product, refer to the documentation inside the product package as a primary and complete source of information. You can find all documentation at
<install-dir>\documentation_<year>\en\debugger
The following are some important features of the Intel® Debug Extensions for WinDbg* for Intel® Processor Trace (Intel® PT):

Getting Started

Source Level Trace Visualizing

The extension allows for easy setup of Intel® PT by abstracting hardware configuration and then reconstructing and displaying execution flow from the collected trace data. It integrates with other WinDbg* features like symbolization and high-level source display.

Execution Trace for Connections Established with Kernel Debug

Execution trace support includes Intel® PT for identifying incorrect execution paths or memory accesses using
Kernel Debug
(USB, Firewire, or serial cable).

Execution Trace for Connections Established with JTAG

Execution trace support includes Intel® PT for identifying incorrect execution paths or memory accesses using WinDbg* over
Intel® DCI extension
, that is using the JTAG connection.

Product and Performance Information

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Performance varies by use, configuration and other factors. Learn more at www.Intel.com/PerformanceIndex.