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Hardware breakpoints and exceptions on Windows

Hardware breakpoints are mainly used for debugging purposes. Unlike regular breakpoints, they do not require any code modification and are more versatile. Because of this, they are often used when debugging targets that utilise anti-debug tactics. This article will detail the inner workings of hardware breakpoints on Windows and go over some common uses and detection methods.

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