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Where does Windows 8 store user-mode crash minidumps?

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I have a Windows 7 BSOD crash dump of almost 900 mb, and I would like to produce a mini dump from it. Is there a tool for that?
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Windows7 + Dell D830 = frequent blue screens

I'm using Windows 7 on a Dell laptop (Latitude D380). The laptop used to be incredibly stable on Windows XP, but now I experience frequent blue screens (with a message saying "MEMORY DUMP") when I ...
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Causes of hard crashes on Windows XP and how to debug

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My Windows Vista x64 is crashing every once in a while. Can somebody tell me what is wrong according to this crashdump? Microsoft (R) Windows Debugger Version 6.11.0001.404 X86 Copyright (c) ...