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Released: Oct 22, 2015
Updated: Oct 22, 2015 by kernelnet
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Release Notes

Installation guide:

0. choose x86 or x64 and download it
1. unpack archive to any catalog
2. if you have not a VS Studio 2012 installed, you should register msdia110.dll by the command
regsvr32 msdia110
3. run windbg and load pykd:
.load pathtopykd
4. to use pykd within python program add a path to pykd to the PYTHONPATH or via registry ( \SOFTWARE\Python\PythonCore\version\PythonPath )

Attention!!! Do not attempt to copy pykd.pyd of the 0.3.x version over 0.2.x . It will not work properly!

Installation with pip:

You can install pykd as a common python package with pip:
pip install pykd

Or upgrade existing version:
pip install pykd --upgrade

Pykd page on the PyPI:
If pip can not install pykd from PyPI
Sometimes pip can not install packages from PyPi, for example due proxy with NTLM authorization. In this situation you can download a python wheel ( file with wlh extension ) and install it with pip locally:
pip install pykd-

Installation with pykd bootstrapper

If you are going to run pykd in the windbg it is easiest way. All you need:
1. download pykd bootstapper
2. choose version ( x64 or x86 ) and copy pykd.dll to winext catalog of the windbg
3. in the windbg load the extension:
  .load pykd

4. If you run pykd the first time you need to install it:

It is equal to running python script: pip install pykd
5. Now you can use pykd
6. You can upgrade pykd from the windbg by command:

Where is an automatic installer?

We still have a problem with the installer (see ) and can not upload fixed version now.

What's new:

  • added new methods for typeInfo class
    • isVtbl - return True if a field of a class is VTBL
    • fieldOffset - return field of struct by index
    • dir - return list of fields. You can use dir() to obtain it.
  • added dir method for typdVar class
  • IMPORTANT! setBp() routine returns now a "strong" reference to breakpoint object. So you must hold it.

Bug fixed:

  • issue #13748 (Exception in debugger client IDebugEventCallbacks::Breakpoint callback. (pykd-
  • issue #13750 (cdb crush right after program ends (pykd-
  • issue #13745 (the method module.getVersion is missed)

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