LKBEN10819: How to deactivate the memory dump if Windows crashes.


You want to deactivate the memory dump of Windows.


You want to deactivate the memory dump of Windows.


Normally if Windows crashes the content of the memory will be saved into a file. To disable this option you have to do the following steps:

open my computer -> properties -> advanced -> startup and recovery -> settings

Under sytem failure -> write debugging information you can open a drop down list. Select "None" from the list.

 From now on Windows will not be saving the memory content in a file.


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About the Author

Author: Wim Peeters - Keskon GmbH & Co. KG

Wim Peeters is electronics engineer with an additional master in IT and over 30 years of experience, including time spent in support, development, consulting, training and database administration. Wim has worked with SQL Server since version 6.5. He has developed in C/C++, Java and C# on Windows and Linux. He writes knowledge base articles to solve IT problems and publishes them on the Lubby Knowledge Platform.

Latest update: 05/10/2020 | Comment: