A core dump is a copy of the state of a program or OS. Usually dumped to a file when it crashes.

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Multiple random BSODs

I've been getting different BSODs lately. The most recent, last night was while I was playing Fallout 4, my PC got hung up and gave me a system_service_exception (win32k.sys). I checked event viewer ...
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Dump BIOS from Mobo with no visual output?

I have a hardware problem or with an ASUS P5N-D motherboard. Issues: No visibility of whether the Mobo POSTs since no output from 2 Graphics cards using the PCI-E slot - no other display output ...
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Powershell Script with Procdump

So I have a system that runs pretty slow at night when running a report. I've configured Performance Monitor to monitor the system. What I'm finding out is there is a process that is tying up all ...
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Panic report or Crash report not generate after system crash on 10.10.5

We have application and driver for our USB device. 10.10.5 System crashing while executing some steps on our application. Which looks like our driver is creating crash, but after rebooting the system ...
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Configuring application busy Window

We have configured WER to generate dump files on a server path and the dump takes a while. During this time if the user clicks the application the following window is shown on some machines (the ...
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How to prevent my operating system from extracting password dumps?

There were many tools like mimikatz which extracts passwords from memory and display as plain text [working at windows 10 too :(] , is it there any reliable way to hide passwords from tools which ...
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Why the dump of my linux FS is ten times smaller than FS?

On a linux pc, Linux Mint 17+, I dump my whole disk ("/", level 0), with the following terminal command : # dump -0f /media/testuser/usbdiskblue/backup_2015MMJJ / I get a 6,3Gb file result. ...
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Disable Procdump

I had an issue with a vendor product, then I had to run procdump to be able to narrow down the possible cause for this issue, now I need to disable it, is there any way to disable it without taking ...
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Still another “driver_power_state_failure” on Win8.1 (with DUMP)

Continuing from question Yet another "driver_power_state_failure" on Win8.1 (with DUMP) I followed advices provided, upgrading Nvidia drivers and win8.1, but unfortunately I had another ...
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how to save mysql dumps for N days?

Is there any best practice for saving mysql-dumps daily backups for 30 days and then delete them, without writing scripts that checks date and delete? maybe a builtin tool?
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Yet another “driver_power_state_failure” on Win8.1 (with DUMP)

please bear with me if I post another question on this subject, but this is starting to kill me. Full specs of my notebook are here: http://speccy.piriform.com/results/sJx43YcJyRtL5RkopHR5YbV I ...
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Possible to save process as dump file to disk and then reload the process later?

Is it possible to save process as dump file to disk and then reload the process later? For example if I'm using a video editing program and are in the middle of rendering a file, then I can go to ...
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How do I dump all entries in a playlist with MPlayer?

I can play all the elements in a playlist using mplayer -playlist file.m3u but when I dump the stream using mplayer -dumpfile file.ts -dumpstream -playlist file.m3u file.ts will only contain the ...
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What mechanism writes the dump files when a bluescreen occurs?

We are occasionally encountering a blue screen on certain Windows Server 2008 R2 systems. There is no dump file written. Despite extensive analysis and corrections no dump file is generated (nor in ...
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Unknown explorer.exe crashes

Over the past week I have started to have explorer.exe crashes and as of yet have been unable to determine the cause. I am seeing in the event logs that explorer.exe is crashing and the faulting ...
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How can I create a memory dump of a production system without affecting performance?

I am trying to analyze a hard-to-track memory leak problem on a production IIS web server running an ASP.NET application. To that end I am trying to create a dump file of the memory to analyze it ...
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MediaWiki with SQLite: Where are pages stored?

Where does mediawiki-1.20.2 with SQLite 3.7.13 store the content of pages? I want to dump the markdown code. I want to get all pages as shown when the "edit" button has been hit. The ...
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Windows 8.1 DRIVER_POWER_STATE_FAILURE + Dump

my Windows 8.1 machine started suddenly to crash with a blue screen and showing the error code DRIVER_POWER_STATE_FAILURE. It usually fails after it wakes up from sleep or after it starts, it hangs ...
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Remote browser session debugging: Is there a tool to get a “core dump” of a browser's interaction with a webpage?

A user of my website is having a problem that I can't reproduce. It is maddening to debug, because all I can really ask the user (nontechnical person) is their OS version and browser version. Is ...
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Re: What Can a Service Do on Windows [duplicate]

On Windows 7, I have to check a box, at the bottom of the Processes tab in Windows Task Manager and I find a list of 14 svchost.exe Windows Services running. It says Host Process for Windows Service. ...
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Should I use a “Small Memory Dump” or “Kernel Memory Dump?”

I use Memory Dumps to analyse BSODs and other crashes, and generally keep my PC set to the standard "Small Memory Dump" setting, as shown below. However, there is another setting, "Kernel memory ...
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Where does Windows Vista saves memory dump files when the previous dump file exists and the option “Overwrite any existing file” is unchecked?

Where does Windows Vista saves memory dump files after crash when the previous dump file exists and the option "Overwrite any existing file" is unchecked? As in the title, what happen and what does ...
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Recover Data from a crashed process (with .dmp file)

I made a .dmp file of my process that crashed. It contained very important data. How will I recover that data. The process had it sat in ram, then hung half-way through saving. I made a 'Dump File' ...
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Blue screen of death and memory dump hangs for hours

I got a BSoD and it completed dumping physical memory, but it hangs for hours, and there's nothing moving. What should I do? My computer is running Win7 x64. The dump reached 100 but then nothing ...
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Memory dumps of a 32-bit process on 64-bit Windows 7

I used Task Manager (Windows 7, 64-bit) to dump the memory of Chrome processes. Unfortunately, attempting to dump a 32-bit process using the (64-bit) Task Manager will generate nonsensical memory ...
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How do you obtain 'raw binary dump' of a file?

I came through it in a question - What in the world is a .el8 file?. I am curious how @slhck determined that the file in question was pointing to the software - eLecta
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Extract user name from memory dump with windbg

I would like to retrieve the name of the user that was signed in when the dump was created. Is that possible to do with windbg? I did some searching and couldn't find anything.
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How to dump error messages from ffmpeg commnad?

I need to dump ffmpeg error message. Already checked ffmpeg documentation, but still do not know how to dump exactly. If you can show some specific sample command, I would appreciate very much.
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How to dump the memory of a process to a file and then restore the process into memory? [duplicate]

I have a game where saving is impossible most of the time, there are big gaps between saves and many progress is lost if the game crashes or I die. I want to know if it's possible to dump the RAM of ...
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Too many fragmented files, also getting memory dumping message, and getting stuck of my machine. what should I do to fix all these

My laptop is bit old now. It has an IDE HDD and I am using windows XP. From time to time, I get memory dumping message. and also when I am working, from time to time, the machine gets stuck and I need ...
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Make a database (Oracle 7.3) consisting of several .DBF files into one .MDF file (Oracle dump file)

Can you make a database (Oracle 7.3) consisting of several .DBF files into one .MDF file (Oracle dump file) in Windows 7 or so. Is there a tool that can do that "export" ?
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How to backup home folder using dump?

I want to backup my home folder using dump but I have some trouble. If I try to use the -u option , I get this message: DUMP: You can't update the dumpdates file when dumping a subdirectory So ...
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Kernel panics in FreeBSD 9.1 virtualbox

I'm regularly encountering a kernel panic on my FreeBSD 9 laptop. I have installed virtualbox host and trying to run CentOS as guest. When perform "yum repolist" guest crash's my freebsd host. Here ...
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Saving content from unresponsive exe

Duplicate: How do I recover a form in Firefox without installing a plugin? I have a notepad.exe process running that is unresponsive. I would like to save the contents. Can I somehow dump the ...
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PostgreSQL: Dump consistant state without locking

A good database backup is consistent, so the whole dump represents the state when the dumping was started. A typical strategy for this on MySQL is to lock the table, so no additional data can be ...
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Dump output from REPL

I'm writing SML programs, and I'd like a way to quickly see the output from running a program in the REPL without actually running the REPL (to quickly see if a program has syntax errors - I plan to ...
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Troubles with Procdump

Recently I have been having issues with my computer hanging. Following the instructions from the community FAQ, I installed Procdump so I could make a dump file to go over once my system hangs again. ...
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My PC crashed, and on the bugcheck it crashed again

My PC crashed today. In looking at the event log, all it said was, "The previous system shutdown at 12:35:13 PM on 7/18/2012 was unexpected." So then it crashed again during the bugcheck, which gave ...
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Memory Dump from VMWare Workstation 8

My goal is to get a memory dump from a Windows XP guest running inside VMWare Workstation 8. When I tried to to use the Right Ctrl+Scroll Lock+Scroll Lock combo there was no reaction on the screen, ...
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Pipe gunzip and mysql to gunzip a dump and import it

I have a .gz sql dump file (example: foo.sql.gz) that i want import in my database with the classic mysql command. gunzip -c foo.sql.gz > foo.sql mysql -uroot -ppassword foo < foo.sql foo is ...
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How Can I Create A Dump File of a Running Process in Linux?

I have a process that is spinning out of control under Linux, and I would like to create a dump file that I can take to my dev machine, and examine there. In Windows, it is possible to create a ...
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How can I know which blocks/sectors were last written to on an NTFS volume?

Is there a tool that would enable me to identify which blocks of data were last (most recently) written to an NTFS volume? Perhaps the NTFS volume's "$Journal" file might have information that can be ...
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How to inspect a Process Explorer full dump

I've been having some trouble with Visual Studio 2010. It stops working, and I see it increases in memory usage. So I suspect a memory leak (in one of the plugins maybe). I took a Full Dump with ...
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BSOD BUGCODE_USB_DRIVER - dump file included

I've been getting 2 or 3 BSOD every day and it's always the same error. I have been searching for a fix, but haven't had any luck. Any help is appreciated. Laptop - Dell 1764 (Windows 7 64 bit) ...
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Blue screen error in Windows 7 [duplicate]

I have Windows 7 Professional 64-bit and keep getting a blue screen error. I think it has something to do with my hard drive, but I'm not sure if it is failing or not. Here is the .dmp debug: ...
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Dump SAM file while system is running?

I've exploited test machines using metasploit and was able to get the hashes from the SAM file; I've tried running commands as SYSTEM to get them but am unable to do so. I know you can get the hashes ...
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Computer crash resulting in memory dump - any idea what these screens mean?

I have the following error screens. The first screen is when I try unsuccessfully to boot Windows. The second is when I am able to boot Windows, it displays that error (then shortly thereafter crashes ...
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coredumps don't work after enabling them in /etc/security/limits.conf on Debian

I have some init scripts that launch some daemons that I wrote. I want Linux to generate a coredump anytime something crashes. I activated coredumps in /etc/security/limits.conf by adding the next ...
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BIOS image unpacker or extractor

I want to see unpacked PC BIOS image code. First way which I see is to download BIOS Flash update from vendor, but it is packed. How can I unpack it? Vendors interested are Gigabyte, ASUS, Supermicro, ...
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How to pull huge table (80 millions rows) from Oracle into SQL DB or SQL dump via VPN

I have the task to pull a huge table from an Oracle DB into a SQL DB or SQL dump via the internet. The source DB (Oracle) is in an enterprise setting which I access via Cisco VPN (Split tunneling is ...