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When a process crashes I get a dialog that asks me what to do with the application (check for a solution or skip without any actions). How can I completely avoid Windows to complain about a crash so the process simply is killed without any prompt or similar?

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You might be interested in the solutions to this question: How do I disable the 'Debug / Close Application' dialog on Windows Vista?

I would assume another way to get rid of that is to disable Windows error reporting.

For Windows 7, you'd want to set it to Never check for solutions in the Problem Reporting Settings:
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thanks for your answer, but do you thinks it completely suppresses any dialog that could show up on a crash? – nepa Jun 18 '12 at 11:10
@nepa: This should only disable dialogs that Windows might pop up in case of an application crash (uncaught exception to be precise). In case the application itself has an internal error handling mechanism, this approach will have no effect on it. But I doubt any other solution would. – Oliver Salzburg Jun 18 '12 at 11:13
unfortunately that doesn't cause the process to end silently. when you run it in a batch it doesn't continue. is there some other method? – nepa Jun 18 '12 at 11:27
@nepa: It doesn't? Then what does it do? What are you seeing? What does "when you run it in batch" mean? What does "it doesn't continue" mean? What are you actually seeing that you're trying to avoid seeing? A screenshot sometimes helps a lot :) – Oliver Salzburg Jun 18 '12 at 11:31
sorry, i missed the last link. as it's the real solution and the first link doesn't do it i would put it in the beginning. but now it works, thanks :) – nepa Jun 18 '12 at 17:03

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