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Lately I see a blue screen of death a lot and want to know why it appears. Where should I gather the information so the problem can be diagnosed best?
Couldn't find anything in C:\Windows\Logs.

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I really tend to be fond of whocrashed for analyzing BSODs, or you can use nirsoft's blue screen view - the former is easier to use, the latter lets you look at bluescreens. I believe both of these analyze the windows minidump file (often at %windir%/minidump) and MS has a knowledge base on reading it

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+1 Bluescreenview –  Moab Nov 20 '11 at 16:25

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