Windows NT / Windows 2000 Crash Dump, Event Logging, Admin Alerts Enabled

by Wayne Maples [Published on 20 April 2004 / Last Updated on 20 April 2004]

Write debugging data to a memory dump file during a crash. This will dump a memory image which means you need at least as much free disk space as there is RAM.

Hive: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
Key: \SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control
Name: CrashDumpEnabled
Type: REG_DWORD
Value: 0 no dump file
Value: 1 create dump file

Name: LogEvent
Type: REG_DWORD
Value: 1 write events to system event log

Name: SendAlert
Type: REG_DWORD
Value: 1 Administrative Alert is sent

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