Windows crash dump not getting created RRS feed

  • Question

  • Hi,

    I am unable to create a crash dump on my system. THis issue started appearing some time back. Nothing was changed

    on the system but suddently the crash dump file stopped getting created.

    I verified that location of crash dump is proper.

    The value of "Dump file" field in "Startup and Recover" page is "%systemroot%\MEMORY.DMP".

    I have a 4 GB RAM installed on my system.

    My C:\ drive has 31.7 GB free space out of the total 80 GB space.
    I increased total paging file size to 4842 MB.Still no crash dump created in "C:\WIndows\" folder.

    I do see that "Windows" folder's "date modified" field is showing the at which i was running my tests. IS it
    possible that the crash dump got created in some other folder rather than C:\Windows?


    Thursday, November 6, 2014 12:48 PM

All replies

  • My system is running WIndows 7 embedded (standard) edition.

    Thursday, November 6, 2014 12:56 PM
  • Clearly, something changed. Attach the kernel debugger and try the .dump and .crash commands


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    Thursday, November 6, 2014 7:07 PM