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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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How do I prevent Windows Error Reporting from deleting my live kernel dump file?

I have a system (Windows 10, version 20H2, OS Build 19042.1052) that locks up regularly for a few minutes. It doesn't crash/blue screen, but a live kernel dump is logged in the Application event log: ...
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Why can't the limit for core file size be increased after first set in bash? (ulimit: core file size: cannot modify limit: Operation not permitted)

While trying to obtain the core file from a program that exits with segmentation fault, I discovered that I need to set the core file size with ulimit command (the value is set to 0 by default). Those ...
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Why are process dumps larger than the actual process in RAM?

I've noticed that when dumping a process from Task Manager or Process Hacker, the dmp files are way larger than the actual process. This is annoying, since I'm dumping a small program (only 30mb), and ...
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Massive temporary file after a BSOD

I got a Windows 10 BSOD that collected results up to 55 or 60% then restarted. After the restart, I got a 2.31 GB file named DUMP18c7.tmp in the root folder of the drive where the equally massive ...
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Win10, BSOD with Critical_Process_Died, dump creation hangs on 0%

I am receiving BSOD with Critical_Process_Died on my Win. Dump is enabled, but the system hangs on 0%. My system SSD looks to be ok, sfc /scannow also doesn't find any integrity violations. Any ...
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Creating a Live Memory Dump to Non-System Disk

Note: This might be impossible with my setup and stock software/OS, too difficult to be worthwhile, and/or require custom software to be created. But, it would be useful for some people at times: ...
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Write byte sequence to file via command line?

What's the quickest way to write a sequence of bytes from the commandline into a file? For example consider an input string in the following format: DE AD BE EF How can I write this to a file, so ...
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explorer.exe crashing with HEAP_CORRUPTION randomly when using WIN+TAB

When I open timeline (either via WIN+TAB or button) and use it to select another window, explorer crashes and reloads. Nature seems to be random, sometimes it doesn't crash for few days uptime and ...
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Oracle: How to export/dump a table with blob data in a plain text .sql?

I am trying to dump a database whose one of its tables have a BLOB field. I tried SQL Developer and toad but none of them was able to generate "insert into" including the binary data like a ...
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How to identify root cause from MINIDUMP? WIN8_DRIVER_FAULT?

My computer keeps restarting on its own randomly, and sometimes when wake it up, the screen is all pixels so I suspect I have an issue related to my graphics card. I'm new to *.dmp debugging, and I'...
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Dump memory of process which exits immediately

I am doing a little keygen challenge (written in Haskell), which accepts one commandline argument (a license) and exists after checking if the provided string is valid or not. Hence I am not able to ...
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Externally enable minidump creation in Windows

I'm still in the process of fixing this problem, and user Moab suggested analyzing the dump file created during the BSOD. I can boot into Hiren's BootCD PE, hoping I would be able to find dump files ...
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How to backup / dump own chat / messages from Discord (DiscordApp), only from own user @alias [closed]

I wonder how I could backup / dump my own messages from DiscordApp chats, conversations, general chat etc (user have @alias, or defined by unique-id, integer as id, etc) from DiscordApp, Discord. Is ...
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When does Windows 10 delete memory dumps when set to auto deletion of memory dumps when disk space is low?

I guess the main question is - what is Windows 10 defining as "low" here? I work in support, and I often have users tell me that the MEMORY.DMP file isn't there, even when they saw Windows write it. I ...
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Dump USB Safenet Sentinel UltraPro to DNG file for emulate

I need to make a clone for USB safenet Sentinel UltraPro ? I tried to dump the files with the files from : https://drive.google.com/open?id=1Dn-3oj0gH9M2OunUCw8H8kq1s2j6zyYg 1st I use the dumper.exe ...
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explorer.exe crashes. Need help reading Dumpfile [duplicate]

A user has the problem, that when he opens the windows explorer it crashes sometimes (it closes the explorer-window as soon as it opens without a message). Most times this crashes happens a few times ...
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How to discern, which machine dumped a process core?

We have an NFS-share, where processes running on multiple machines occasionally dump cores. Is there a way to discern -- by looking inside a core-file itself -- which machine dumped it? Ok, found ...
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What is the Win 10 Event ID for when a crash dump is created?

What is the Win 10 Event ID for when a crash dump (not the BSOD kind) is created?
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Analyzing a dump file using WinDbg

I've been asked to explore a dump file (no source files given) using windbg and to extract some information from it: determine what is the issue (hang/crash) what module causes the hang. What is the ...
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How to understand this crash dump

This a sample crash dump I have from the unit. Could anyone help me in understanding what these details mean? Example: [<c406dde4>] (sys_init_module+0x0/0x1878) from [<c400dd00>] (...
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Windows first saves crash dumps to the pagefile. It only moves the data into a separate file after reboot. Why must they go into the pagefile first? [duplicate]

Windows first saves crash dumps to the pagefile. Windows only moves the data into a separate file (either a Memory.dmp file or a minidump file) after reboot. Why must crash dumps go into the pagefile ...
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What is the “create dump file” feature in Task Manager?

Recently I came to find about a feature (option) by right clicking on process in Task Manager on Windows 10: I want to know what does the feature stand for and what can I do with it?
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Windows explorer crashes randomly

I have a user on windows 10 that is having windows explorer crash at seemingly random times. It does not look like it always shows up in the EventLog but here are two times I have seen it: Faulting ...
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dump/restore used to take 40 minutes for 4 filesystems, now takes 24 hours

On my small business linux server, I use dump for backups. I have 4 file systems, (root, home, app1, app2), of which root is a "real" partition, while the others are LVM partitions. All are ext4. I ...
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abrt-ccpp.service: where are core files?

I'm newish to Linux and am learning about services, specifically abrt-ccpp.service for this question. I've been led to understand that if abrt-ccpp.service is installed on a Linux PC, it supersedes/...
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Process Explorer (sysinternals), save lines/graphs as txt?

I'm using the "Process Explorer" from sysinternals to monitor the memory consumption of a specific process over time. This is quite helpful for the first step. For I a deeper analysis I would like to ...
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Is there a Windows alternative for UNIX crash core-files

I am facing a crash on a Windows system at customer premises. I had such situations regularly in the past when I was working for customers with UNIX computers. In that case, I only needed to ...
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windows 7 memory dump (blue screen)

When I'm using chrome this windows crash happens again and again New ram upgraded Fresh windows installed RAM compatible with CPU Mini dump file here Can anyone debug this for me? Problem ...
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Driver Power State Failure BSOD

I've had quite a few BSODs on this almost-one-year-old Windows 8.1 Asus laptop. I thought it was my Nvidia driver's fault, but apparently not, though when I reverted to an older version, no BSOD ...
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How do I know what a particular driver is used for?

Every few days my Asus X556UJ computer (Win 10 64-bit) restarts, sometimes with a blue screen of death (DPC Wachdog Violation). The dump files suggest that the issue is cased by the driver "wdiwifi....
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BSOD Memory Management

While I was playing overwatch, I got several BSOD. I already tryed Memory Diagnostic and sfc/scannow with no luck! I attach some dump of the BSOD! Thanks for the future answers! DUMP
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How to make unique dump results?

I am trying to check if my read-only partitions in FreeBSD remains unchanged. I do this using dump: dump -R -h 0 -0Laf /dumps/boot.dump /dev/ufs/boot and then I compute its SHA256. I used -R to be ...
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Creating dump of partition in windows [closed]

I need create dump of EFI (windows loader) partition. (300 Mb) Did you know simple tool to make it? Also restoring partition feature from dump (in Linux or/and Windows) require.
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Is it possible to set Windows 10 to save memory dumps to an external drive?

I have a new but cheap and underpowered netbook which came with Windows 10 and has some issues I'm trying to sort out. This is hindered by the fact that the internal storage is quite small so every ...
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What to do when Windows can't get the BSOD crash dump?

So I'm running windows 10 on a Toshiba Satellite P50t-B10T laptop and getting the infamous DPC WATCHDOG VIOLATION error. The usual procedure seems to be to take the memory dump and analyze it to see ...
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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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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. My ...
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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 maintenance/...