Re: The 32-bit version of VS cannot debug 64-bit processes ... What setting to use?

"Ben Voigt [C++ MVP]" <bvoigt@newsgroup.nospam>
Mon, 26 Oct 2009 12:08:37 -0500
"Carl Daniel [VC++ MVP]" <>
wrote in message news:ekuf#BHVKHA.4704@TK2MSFTNGP06.phx.gbl...

RichardOnRails wrote:

I'm completely out of the woods:

I made the xp configuration change you recommended. That seems to be
effective for both Debug and Release builds.

In addition, I added the following to stdafx.h:

#define WINVER 0x0400 // 10/23/2009: RLM
#define _WIN32_WINNT 0x0400 // 10/23/2009: RLM
#define _WIN32_IE 0x0400 // 10/23/2009: RLM

These changes are made to VS2008 itself, I believe, not merely to my
current project. I'll add a postscript if that turns out to be

No, stdafx.h is a file that's part of your project - you're just
specifying the configuration of the Windows SDK for your project by
modifying this file - and that's exactly what you wanted to do.

The alternative is putting these settings in the makefile, i.e. under
project properties -> C++ -> Preprocessor -> Preprocessor Definitions. Then
they become /D arguments on the command-line passed to the compiler.

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