Compact memory dumps generated by Windows when the system or an application crashes, which can be used to diagnose these crashes.

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How can I configure Windows Error Reporting Local Dumps to ignore a specific program?

I set up Local Dumps on my Windows 7 machine -- it works like a charm. Now I want to exclude a specific program from creating a dump. I haven't (yet) been able to get that to work. Here is what I've ...
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Minidumps not generated after a bluescreen in Win8.1

Lenovo Flex 2-14, windows 8.1 64bit, 4GB RAM, 8SSD-500HDD. All software setup from factory. The laptop freezes randomly without any pattern and BSOD. The bluescreen says kernel_data_inpage_error ...
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2 years of memory corruption and BSOD… but no bad RAM?

Here is a link to my Dropbox folder where I'm adding memory dumps as they're produced. It's the same as the link provided below. Also, the newest edits are at the top of this post. ...
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My PC keeps crashing from a bugcheck

My PC keeps changing from a bug check and I am clueless as to what caused it. And I am not sure of how to use DBG. I have attached a minidump to this post. Hopefully some kindhearted soul would be ...
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Constant BSODs within the last three days on a Windows 8.1. Minidumps analyze needed

Recently, I started getting constant BSODs (such as BAD_POOL_HEADER, followed by DRIVER_OVERRAN_STACK_BUFFER, and now SYSTEM_SERVICE_EXCEPTION) while working on my own stuff (basic Microsoft Office ...
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How to use Windows mini-dump files?

I have a Mini-ITX Intel DH61AG mobo w/ an Intel i3 processor and 8GB of 1600MHz DDR3 RAM. Anyways, this computer has been crashing kind of frequently. It is not an OS problem, as I have used Ubuntu ...
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Got BSODs but not getting any dumps

Got two blue screens in 4 days, but I can't fix it because Windows doesn't write any MiniDump despite my settings. I had already set the parameters for Windows to write MiniDumps but the folder is ...
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The computer has rebooted from a bugcheck. Unknown reason

I have built my first rig after a while, everything works just fine, but the system randomly crashes (no BSOD, just restarts itself), and can't find the reason T_T. Here is the Minidump file ...
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How to convert full crash dump to mini dump

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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On Windows 7 BSOD, hangs and minidump file is never created

The last few weeks I began having occasional incidents of blue screen of death (BSOD). Here is a photograph of the one that occurred on June 12, 2013: As you can see, it says it's "Initializing ...
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Where does Windows 8 store user-mode crash minidumps?

Where does Windows 8 store minidumps from user-mode crashes? Windows Vista and Windows 7 is documented to (by default) store a crash dump in: %LOCALAPPDATA%\CrashDumps A fact supported by ...
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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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Windows reboot, possible BSOD

Hi I'm having some trouble with a computer that reboots. I haven't seen the bsod myself but user has said it bsoded butt every time when I've gotten to the computer it has already rebooted and is ...
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Cannot get minidump file of win 7 after it is get the bluescreen error

My PC run Win 7 pro OS. And it get bluescreen error, and I want to collect all minidump files in C driver. But there are no minidump files. I try to config my PC as these steps of each solutions ...
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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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Recurring BSOD 0x139 KERNEL_SECURITY_CHECK_FAILURE in NETIO.SYS (bugcheck analyses within)

Problem description I've been encountering some intermittent 0x139 KERNEL_SECURITY_CHECK_FAILURE blue screens with first parameter 0x3 on my Windows 8.1 laptop, once every 20 minutes to an hour. ...
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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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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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Why doesn't Windows save a minidump of bugchecks?

How do I fix the Windows described below to save a minidump in %SystemRoot%\Minidump when a bugcheck occur?, as it should normally do. i need the minidump to know what driver failed and needs to be ...
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WHEA_UNCORRECTABLE_ERROR even on fresh Windows 8.1

Short summary: Windows 8.1 Blank screen on boot, after System Restore gets bugcheck 0x124: WHEA_UNCORRECTABLE_ERROR, argument 0x00: MCA error. Possibly related earlier minidump (it won't generate ...
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Understanding Bluescreen minidump from Windows 7

My Windows 7 computer has been suffering from bluescreens that happen soon after booting. I used Windbg to analyse dumb file of event but I am not sure if I understand what it is telling me. These ...
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Debugging a crash in Windows 8.1 File Explorer

Since upgrading to Windows 8.1, I've experienced frequent crashes of Windows Explorer. It will lock up for 10-30 seconds, then terminate and restart itself. It happens many times a day and I don't ...
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How to find the source of this BSOD? How to fix it?

I occasionally (always at the least convenient moment...) receive this BSOD on my Windows 7 desktop PC: Problem signature: Problem Event Name: BlueScreen OS Version: 6.1.7601.2.1.0.256.1 ...
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Understanding Memory.dmp file drive failure

I have a desktop Windows 7 PC that keeps randomly rebooting, so I looked in the event log an there was lot of Critical kernel-power events followed by a bugcheck events. The bugcheck event pointed ...
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analyzing Windows 7 minidump

I need some help here with analyzing a windows 7 minidump file. with windbg I got this: Debugging Details: BUGCHECK_STR: 0x19_3 DEFAULT_BUCKET_ID: WIN7_DRIVER_FAULT PROCESS_NAME: svchost.exe ...
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Windows 8.1 BSOD CRITICAL_PROCESS_DIED after waking up from sleep

Windows 8.1 (u1) is unable to wake up correctly from sleep : it wakes up, shows the screen, and then dies with a BSOD. So I disabled automatic restart after BSOD, and then was able to identify it : ...
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Windows 7 BSOD when changing power plan

i have a strange problem. When i want to change the power plan on my laptop from High performance to Balanced, Windows freezes and i get bsod. The power plan settings are all default. Laptop specs: ...
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0xc1 BSOD occuring recently (Minidump/XML included)

i've been having lots of BSODs recently, it comes randomly, i do not know how to fix it, so far i catched 0x1c error, here are the details: Problem Signature : Problem Event Name: BlueScreen ...
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Constant BCCode 109 BSOD, WinDbg Analysis Inconclusive

The last install I did was BlueStacks and the random BSODs rolled in. It's always BCCode 109 and says ntoskrnl.sys is the cause. I used WinDbg to analyze the minidump. Can someone help analyze these ...
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Stop code from .dmp file?

I have a .dmp file that a user emailed me and we are both running Windows 7. What is the easiest way to translate/retrieve the Stop code from the file?
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WinDbg - can it be downloaded

I have a machine that gives me a BSOD at least once a day. I see a number of references here to WinDbg, where can I find that so I can look at the minidumps from the BSODs. Thanks John
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Processor hanging and causing computer crash whilst playing games

Recently I upgraded my HDD to a 1TB and reformatted my computer (due to it suddenly taking several hours just to boot.) After that whenever I play games my computer would freeze up, become ...
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BSODs after Windows 8.1 Upgrade

I just upgraded my system to Windows 8.1, and I have been getting BSODs that I did not get before the 8.1 upgrade. Though I cannot conclude that running the Android Emulator with Intel's HAXM is the ...
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Process keeps creating dump files

We have a Delphi application running on a terminal server that keeps generating dump files. For the same PID, it keeps creating dump files with an interval of around 1 second until the process is ...
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Is it safe to publicly share Minidump files? [duplicate]

Is it safe to publicly share Minidump files which are created after windows crash for like diagnosing let's say posting there links here at SO so other users can have a look and diagnose the issue?? ...
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How do I create a memory dump of my computer freeze or crash?

As a lot of us encounter freezes or crashes, I am wondering how do I manually initiate a computer to freeze in order to create a memory dump to view and diagnose any issues that may be involved with ...
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Is there an exhaustive list of what Windows logs or can log?

I know that there is the event log, but that's not where it stops. There are logs for MSI executables, device logs, setup and installation, performance logs, and so on. It's probably quite a long ...
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Is it secure to post a Windows 7 minidump file online?

I realise it's unlikely that posting the file would cause a problem. However, since I know nothing about what a what's in a minidump file I thought I should check.
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Reading minidumps on Windows 8

Since last week I get a bluescreen everyday on my netbook which runs under Windows 8. However, I don't know what causes the problem. Because of this I want to read the created minidumps. I tried to ...
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Finding and fixing Blue Screens of Death (BSOD) on a damaged operating system from another OS [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What to do if my computer is infected by a virus or a malware? Last night I got a rootkit in my Windows 7. I think it's the gromozon rootkit (I'm not sure). After ...
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Getting process command line arguments from minidump

I am investigating a BSOD and I'd like to know more about the process that caused the problem. I can open the minidump in WinDbg which gives a lot of information about the crash. However the one piece ...
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Windows 7 migration led to crashdump and hibernate problems

Note: I'm using a Samsung 830 SSD (migrated OS from defunct PC) and other than these two (interrelated?) problems it's working fine. Surprisingly well actually. Motherboard is a ASUS P8Z77-V Deluxe. ...
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BSOD 0xA0 on Windows XP

I have some problems with a bluescreen on a Windows XP SP3. The Bugcheck code is 0x000000A0 and the first parameter 0x00000101 states that there is a Unhandled exception occured while processing ...
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BSOD 0x000000f4(Probably caused by : wininit.exe)

I have BSOD with 0x000000f4 code. It appears when system is not loaded at all. No new hardware where intalled. Only nvidia drivers where updated 3 days ago and they are up to date for now(version ...
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BSOD on Windows 7 64 bit. Can someone diagnose this?

I recently reinstalled windows on my pc in hope this would fix my BSOD problem, it hasn't and has recently crashed again, I was wondering if anyone could help me troubleshoot this and find out what's ...
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How should I approach analysing this Windows crash dump?

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) ...
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Blue Screen crash, how do I read the WinDbg output?

I downloaded some debugging symbols needed by the WinDbg tool. Then I opened up the DMP file created by the last Blue Screen crash. This is what was display. Is this a problem with my Video Driver? ...
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Analyzing a WinDbg dump after a BSOD - “An expected clock interrupt was not received”

About six months ago I upgraded my computer hardware - new mobo, CPU, RAM, etc. It's run like a champ until just recently. This morning when I went to my computer it had a BSOD. I used WinDbg to ...
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Minidump folder cannot be found

Although I have enabled the creation of minidump files in my system, it appears that either Windows doesn't create them where the Startup and recovery dialog points to (%SystemRoot%\Minidump) or at ...
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Random BSODs on Windows 7 boot. Can't find a valid reason

I bought and assembled a new PC: Asus m4a785td-v EVO AMD x4 620 OCZ Black Edition 2x 2GB WD 500GB SATA Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit fresh install BSOD on boot. Formatted, reinstalled, BSOD on install. ...