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I'm considering uploading a crash dump, but if it might contain the text of my documents, I'd rather not. Does it contain sensitive information? If so is there a way to separate it from useful stuff?

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No, and therefore not needed. –  soandos Jun 3 '11 at 5:45
    
Thanks, but how do you know? What does it contain? –  nnbc Jun 3 '11 at 5:59
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Open it and read it. –  Joe Internet Jun 3 '11 at 6:07
    
@JoeInternet not sure if you mean this, but also a good idea to search for sensitive words in the dump with a hex editor (although I do it in total commander lister; or with strings command + grep). –  naxa Aug 28 '13 at 18:03
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Crash dumps don't contain document contents - generally they contain the full stack traces, error logs.

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Feel free to verify for yourself by opening the .dmp in VS2010. –  soandos Jun 3 '11 at 6:12
    
VS2010 was a helpful mention. –  nnbc Jun 3 '11 at 6:33
    
There are different kind of dumps AFAIK. I don't know about yours, but if you create a dump file with right click > create dump in task manager, of a process, it contains undo/redo history, unsaved documents, and even saved documents, for me. I don't know if any/which of these stuff is in other kind of dumps, but it is good to know this. –  naxa Aug 28 '13 at 18:01
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