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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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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 64-bit Windows 7's normal task manager (taskmgr) to dump the memory of chrome processes, which are 32-bit, but then I read an article that says it will mess up the dump. If 64-bit taskmgr does ...
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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 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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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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Bochs Memory Dump?

How do you do a memory dump in Bochs? (Either physical or virtual -- but both would be even better!)
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BSoD - Memory Dump - 0X0000007F

I have a HP Elitebook 8440P imaged with our Corporate standard image. This image works on any other laptops but not with my 2 laptops. Windows boots correctly and I get to the login screen. There, I ...
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How to analyze a memory dump on Windows after a blue screen error?

My computer running Windows 7 x64 crushes time to time. Could you please advise tool which could help with analyzing memory dump or point out possible reason and further troubleshooting steps? ...
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How do I dump physical memory in Linux?

How would one create a dump of the physical memory (RAM) in Linux? What software if any is available for this purpose? I have read that one should not write to a local disk but rather send the data ...
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After the BIOS boots, how can I dump memory?

After the BIOS boots, I'd like to dump the memory of the system. I have read about how it is possible using FireWire to do this, but have found no hard instructions or tutorials about it.
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How can I dump the memory of a process in Windows 7?

Are there any tools to dump the running application from memory in Windows 7?