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I want to be able to remove the "has stopped working" message that comes up when a program crashes because I am trying to write a script that automatically opens the program back up if it does crash.

I would like the program to automatically close when it crashes instead of showing the message and asking me to "close the program manually".

I have seen tutorials on how to do this for windows 7 but none for windows 8. Some of the solutions are changing/adding new registry key, can anyone confirm how to remove the dialogue?

Thanks.

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Disable Windows Error Reporting (WER) in Windows 8 from Action Center settings in the Control Panel:

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Next open regedit and navigate to either of the two keys below:

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Windows Error Reporting
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Windows Error Reporting

If it's not already present create a REG_DWORD called Disabled to enable or disable WER:

Possible values:

0 - Enabled (default)
1 - Disabled

and another REG_DWORD called DontShowUI to enable or disable the WER UI:

Possible values:

0 - UI (default)
1 - No UI

Reference: Full list of WER Settings

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