Questions tagged [minidumps]

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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No Minidumps in folder

I'm getting a Memory_Management BSOD and its getting annoying. I'm 90% sure that my settings are correct for mini dumps but I'm not getting any. Settings:
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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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BSOD Irql not less or equal - please analyze

Could someone please analyze a minidump and let me know if there's a particular driver/program/etc at fault? Out of nowhere, I got this BSOD (dump file here). Wasn't doing anything unusual, and while ...
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i have blue screen and .dmp file but i don t understand what all the symbols mean

at 6 days ago i have a blue screen so i open the .dmp file that my pc generate but i don t understand what mean the diferent numbers and symbols that appear in this file so i need your help pls here ...
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Is my BSOD related to SSD or memory?

So I've been having a TON of BSOD's lately, and finally have been able to get dump files to save when my PC crashes. Previously, the system restarted too fast for me to read the stop code, and would ...
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Privacy / Content of small dumps

In https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-hardware/drivers/debugger/small-memory-dump it is explained that even a small memory dump under windows (limited fixed size, i think 64 / 256 kb) will ...
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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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Content LiveKernel Minidump / GUI

I ve just noticed that WER (Windows Error Reporting) creates a lot of small mindiumps (about 300kb) even without getting a BSOD. Recent crashes were only caused by my graphics driver. As the mindumps ...
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Computer BSODs ONLY when launching Overwatch

Okay so i posted about this on the OW forums, though it seems like no one there cares. So im posting here just in case its a hardware problem and not an overwatch problem since i seem to be an ...
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BSOD Driver_Power_State_Failure minidump

Every so often I get BSODs due to Driver Power State Failure. I've tried the conventional wisdom of reinstalling corrupt drivers in Safe Mode w/ Networking, but to no avail. I saved a minidump of the ...
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Need ideas for diagnosing/fixing spontaneous hard resets

I have a problem that lasts for nearly half a year. PC hard-resets straight to BIOS POST (without BSOD) from time to time. PC isn't overclocked (at least intentionally). It doesn't look like it's ...
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Identify the cause of BSOD from a minidump file [duplicate]

I have the following information in the Windows minidump file: Debugging Details: ------------------ TRIAGER: Could not open triage file : e:\dump_analysis\program\triage\modclass.ini, error 2 ...
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Windows 10 - No Minidump created after crash

I am struggling pc crashed that show up as a Kernel Power Error ID:41. I if want to take a look to see if there is a Minidump with detailed info I see that there is no Minidump created. I already ...
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Diagnosing W10 BSOD (CRITICAL_PROCESS_DIED) without a dump

I've been getting BSODs (CRITICAL_PROCESS_DIED) on one of my Windows 10 machines on a "regular" schedule of about once in 15 days. One of the problems I face in diagnosing this is that there are no ...
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MiniDump folder is empty after BlueScreen crashes

Lately, I am having multiple Bluescreen crashes and freezings daily. To find out the cause I tried to use the program BlueScreenView from Nir Sofer. Unfortunately, the directory "C:\Windows\MiniDump" ...
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How to disable the system drive paging file completely and still get dumps

Windows 7 Ultimate I've been using the minimum paging file size on my system drive needed for mini dumps, but I have found that some things, like Hulu and YouTube caching still use it ALOT and it ...
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Want to figure out BSOD, but there is no dump file or entry in system log file

I recently got a Blue Screen of Death on my Windows 10 laptop. I took a photo of the QR code, but it took me to a generic and useless Microsoft web page. My QR code app only keeps a history of the ...
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Isolating cause of 0x124 WHEA_UNCORRECTABLE_ERROR consistently at address ntoskrnl.exe+4b314c

I have a Windows 7 64-bit machine that's freezing up roughly once a month. The last five minidumps all indicate "Caused by address" ntoskrnl.exe+4b314c, and I'm trying to figure out who owns (or is ...
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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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Can anyone help me with these minidumps?

Since the Windows 10 Anniversary update my WIFI keeps going into limited connectivity and loosing all networks at the same time. Disabling/enabling the card from device manager allows me to use it 5-...
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What is the easy way to start memory dump analysis?

Can anyone help me to know what all skills are required before one can start analysing Windows memory dump. Any reference on where to start would be appreciated (Beginners level)
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Can anyone that knows how to analyze crash/dump files help me figure out what is crashing my pc?

I recently built a desktop pc with windows 10 64-bit and everything works fine except for playing certain games. I can play some games like diablo 3 for hours with no problems but other games like ...
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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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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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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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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. https://www.dropbox....
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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 https://...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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.