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Windows 7: daemon tools error message

13 Oct 2010   #1

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daemon tools error message

whenever i start up daemon tools it gives me an error message saying that my kernel debugger needs to be deactivated, what is a kernel debugger and how do i deactivate it?

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13 Oct 2010   #2
James Colbert


This would be better addressed in the Daemon Tools forum. Here is a link to a post regarding the same issue:

Kernel Debugger issue... - THE DAEMON TOOLS FORUM

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13 Oct 2010   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Accurateboy View Post
whenever i start up daemon tools it gives me an error message saying that my kernel debugger needs to be deactivated, what is a kernel debugger and how do i deactivate it?
You need to uninstall Daemon tools; it does not work well with Win 7. It uses the driver, sptd.sys, that is notorious for causing BSODs. Use this SPTD uninstaller when you're done: DuplexSecure - Downloads. Select delete; do not select reinstall.

Here is an alternative virtualization program that does not user the sptd.sys driver:

Freeware MagicISO Virtual CD/DVD-ROM(MagicDisc) Overview
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