How to load symbols for VS 2008

As seen in the box directly below, I have no symbol paths defined.  As a result, break points do not get hit - see the second picture below:

No symbol paths
Hollow point message
What can be done to resolve this problem?  If I go to the menu item - 'Debug\Window\'  there is no Module submenu item.  Therefore, I can not use the module option to automatically load the symbols.

The following msdn article talks about how easy symbol loading can be when in actuality, it is anything but straight forward!

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/vstudio/ms241613.aspx#BKMK_Find_and_load_symbols_while_debugging

Thanks for the help!
John500Asked:
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Meir RivkinConnect With a Mentor Full stack Software EngineerCommented:
try go to the project property, -> Compile Tab -> Under the Advanced Compilation Options screen select 'Full' in the 'Generate debug info' combo.
Rebuild the solution, and try debug again.
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John500Author Commented:
Thank you sir.  Been there done that.  

Any other suggestions?
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John500Connect With a Mentor Author Commented:
Ends up the code could not enter this portion of code during initialization, hence no breaks were hit :|
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John500Author Commented:
The problem was not about loading symbols although the error would pop up if I hovered over the break during run-time
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