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CrashDumpEnabled

Updated: March 28, 2003

Applies To: Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 R2, Windows Server 2003 with SP1, Windows Server 2003 with SP2

CrashDumpEnabled

HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\CrashControl

 

Data type Range Default value

REG_DWORD

0 | 1 | 2 | 3

3

Description

Specifies whether Windows Server 2003 writes the contents of the system memory to a log file when the system stops unexpectedly. The contents of this log file can be useful in determining why the system stopped.

This entry stores the setting of the Write debugging information box in System in Control Panel. The name and location of the file appear in the DumpFile entry.

 

Value

Meaning

0

Debugging information is not written to a file.

1

Complete crash dump is written to a file.

2

Kernel memory dump is written to a file.

3

Small memory dump is written to a file.

Change Method

To change the value of this entry, use the System in Control Panel. Click the Advanced tab, then click Startup and Recovery. Select one of the options from the Write Debugging Information box.

Activation Method

You must restart Windows to make changes to this entry effective.

Note

  • To change the value of this entry, you must be an administrator of the computer.

See Also

Concepts

DumpFile
Overwrite

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