Threatfire and Visual Studio –> Debugging slowdown

Something prevented me from debugging!!! Why this excuse can be true in some situations.

Some days ago, I noticed that the Visual Studio 2008 debugger suddenly was very, very slow.

A simple “Step Over” took up to 10 seconds. Even worse was the performance of the “Immediate Window”. When evaluating an expression, the output was terribly slow, too.

As debugging in such a low speed is no fun any more, I had to find the reason. First I thought that changed settings, windows or plugins are responsible.

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