winIDEA will always refresh displayed information when the CPU stops. Additionally you can configure winIDEA to periodically refresh displayed information.
Open Debug / Debug Options / Update to tailor the debugging experience to your needs.
Accessing memory using a debug monitor gives access to all memory available to the CPU, the CPU must however be stopped for this purpose.
Update all configured update targets when:
Update Period - Determine the interval in which winIDEA updates monitored information. Default 0.05 s / 1 s, applies to all architectures.
Define the desktop information to update: