Enabling local crash dumps

May 20, 2008
Syracuse, NY, USA
FWIW, you can enable local crash dump files as explained here. They can be useful in tracking down the cause of a crash. In particular, they can be opened in a debugger. My settings are these.

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\Windows Error Reporting\LocalDumps
  DumpCount : REG_DWORD : 32
  DumpFolder : REG_EXPAND_SZ : d:\work\LocalDumps
  DumpType : REG_DWORD : 2

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