Disable Attach Security Warning in Visual Studio 2010

 

When debugging/attach to a process in Windows 7 from Visual Studio 2010, VS displays a warning message confirming if you want to attach to the process you just asked VS to attach to.

Of course I don’t click No Attach! because I do want to attach.

 

So, to save one mouse click and disable the warning,

1. go to windows Start/run, regedit

2. Go to HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\VisualStudio\10.0\Debugger

3. and set DisableAttachSecurityWarning to 1

DisableAttachSecurityWarningVisualStudio2010

 

For VS 2008 the path should be

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\VisualStudio\9.0\Debugger

 

4. Restart Visual Studio

 

Thanks to: abjbhat

 

Troubleshoot:

if you cannot alter the key HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\VisualStudio\10.0\Debugger, DisableAttachSecurityWarning to 1, then

Delete it

Go to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\VisualStudio\10.0\Debugger

Create new DWORD, name it DisableAttachSecurityWarning , set value to 1

 

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