Visual Studio Error: Failed to Launch Debug Adapter
Failed to launch debug adapter error message
The solution for this is to ensure you follow the debugging instructions linked above. Depending on your Visual Studio default configuration, another option (such as "Python code" like shown in the image below) may be selected.
Python code is incorrectly selected by default
Specifically, "Native code" needs to be selected in the Debug menu in Visual Studio.
Select "Native" code