I needed to debug Windows Services. But I didn’t like suggested in multiple articles Debugger.Launch.
Thanks to post “Debugging Windows Services is a Pain” (and article CodeProject: Debugging Windows Services under Visual Studio .NET)
I was able
2. Add in my service project a Reference to AndersonImes.ServiceProcess.dll
3. Change in the Main() function
Note that AutoStart boolean second parameter is very convenient for immediate start of debugging, in particular if you have only one service.
And all VS debugging features, including F5 and Edit&Continue are available.
If you have some problems with this approach, see Five ways debugging .NET Windows service