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Is there a way, as ollydbg provides, to run untill user code (programmer code) with IDA PRO ? You can do that in several ways in olly, like setting a breakpoint on the .text section of main module.

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  • What do you mean by user code ? – w s Feb 14 '17 at 8:54
  • @ws I guess OP means non-standard-library-code – Nordwald Feb 14 '17 at 11:20
  • @Nordwald There are different users(programmers), some of them are writing standard libraries :) – w s Feb 14 '17 at 11:28
  • @ws This is just the way ollydbg implements this function. Every code in the mapped executable is considered 'user code' – Nordwald Feb 14 '17 at 12:47
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The answer to this question is that IDA provides the exact same option : Open the segment view subwindow and set a breakpoint on a memory region. Whenever non-library code (thanks to a comment on question for rephrasing with more accuracy what i meant) is hit, the debugger will break. Very usefull for instance for resuming after user input or IPC WM_COPYDATA procedure calls.

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