Allows to interactively examine file and memory contents in assembly language, hexadecimal or ASCII. Available in 32-bit Windows including Windows 7; the availability in 64-bit Windows is unclear. In modern Windows, useful as a quick hack to view hex content of a file. Keywords: hex dump, hexdump, hexadecimal dump, view hex, view hexadecimal, disassembler.
Debug offers its own command line. Once on its command like, type "?" to find about debug commands.
To view hex of a file, invoke debug.exe with the file name as a parameter, and then repeatedly type "d" followed by enter on the debug command line.
- Being a DOS program, debug chokes on long file names. Use dir /x to find the 8.3 file name, and apply debug on that one.
- Debug cannot view larger files.
Not available in Windows 10.