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chrisling
10-23-2006, 08:16 AM
Greeting.

I'm wondering the function of dumping memory during the blue screen. What's the purpose Windows company create this function? Only to dump memory to hard disk and make the hard disk space full?

Rick
10-23-2006, 08:36 AM
IF/When you you send a report to M$ about the crash.
The memory dump is used to find out why.
You can also use to find a reason as well.
It is possible to view some of the info in the dump

jlreich
10-23-2006, 09:05 AM
I don't have the link right now as I am not on my main machine, but there is a utility you can down load from MS that will help with the reading the dump. I will post the link later if someone else doesn't come along and post it.

chrisling
10-23-2006, 12:38 PM
Thanks. You all are really helpful. :)

Paul Komski
10-23-2006, 01:45 PM
I recently gave details in this thread (http://www.pcguide.com/vb/showthread.php?t=50943&highlight=minidump).

chrisling
10-25-2006, 12:19 AM
Wow...It's clear for me. But I'm still blur with the part of batch file creating...Don't know the exact way it is.