Updated: 12/31/2022 by Computer Hope

Debug may refer to any of the following:

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1. In general, debug refers to examining and removing errors from a program's source code. For example, a developer may debug a program to see where in the code an error occurs so it can be resolved or bypassed.

2. Debug is also an MS-DOS and Windows command line command. See our debug command page for further details.

3. In an FTP session, the debug command can toggle debugging on and off.

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