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using IE 11 F12 javascript debugging tools

I'm debugging the javascript used by an mvc application.
a couple of views in my application use an external javascript file located in the app directory.

I'm using IE 11 F12 tools to debug.

When I click on the Debugger tab it looks like this.

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I notice the icon next to the hexagon is disconnected.

When i hover over it with the mouse it says this. Debugger disconnected:
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Any idea of why it says disconnected? how do i connect. Because if I click on it. Nothing happens.
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Make sure the computer is fully updated.

You need to install this update to get the Dev tool to work. These are for Windows 7:

For 32 bit system

For 64 bit system
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I'm using Windows 10 64-bit
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It’s because the IE debugger doesn’t connect by default.

Unfortunately, it’s still a manual process that requires you to start the debugger — separately and manually — on the window/tab you want to run it on if you want to use the F12 tools. Which is kind of idiotic that you ask me.
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