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hello

what proggy would i use to analyzing (mini)dump files??? (or kernal or complete ones)

cheers

alec
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http://www.jsifaq.com/subJ/tip4900/rh4981.htm

You can check the link:

http://www.experts-exchange.com/Operating_Systems/WinXP/Q_21249274.html#12872676

You can also check the link:

http://www.microsoft.com/whdc/maintain/WER/DebugOCA.mspx

I. Delete the Minidump files.

1. From the Start menu, click My Computer.
2. In the My Computer window, double-click Local Drive (C:).
3. In the Local Disk C: window, double-click the Windows or WINNT folder, depending on how Windows XP was installed. If Windows XP was installed from a CD, the folder is called Windows. If it is a factory installation of Windows XP, it is called WINNT.

Note: If a These files are hidden window opens, click Show the contents of this folder.


4. In the Windows or WINNT window, select the Minidump folder.
5. Click to select each file found in the Minidump folder, and then on the File menu, click Delete.
6. In the Confirm Folder Delete dialog box, click Yes.
7. Close the Minidump window.

II. Reset the Pagefile.sys file.

1. Open Control Panel.

a. From the Windows XP default Start menu, click Control Panel.
b. From the classic Start menu, point to Settings, and then click Control Panel.

2. In Control Panel, open System.

a. If the computer is in Category View, click Performance and Maintenance, and then click the System icon.
b. If the computer is in Classic View, double-click System.

3. In the System Properties dialog box, click the Advanced tab. In the Performance area, click Settings.
4. In the Performance Options dialog box, click the Advanced tab. In the Virtual Memory area, click Change.
5. In the Virtual Memory dialog box, write down the Initial size (MB) and the Maximum size (MB). After you are finished, click to select No paging file, click Set, and then click OK.
6. In the System Control Panel Applet dialog box, click OK.
7. In the Performance Options dialog box, click OK.
8. In the System Properties dialog box, click OK.
9. Shut down Windows and restart the computer.
10. When the computer restarts, open Control Panel.

a. From the Windows XP default Start menu, click Control Panel.
b. From the classic Start menu, point to Settings, and then click Control Panel.

11. In Control Panel, open System.

a. If the computer is in Category View, click Performance and b. Maintenance, and then click the System icon.
If the computer is in Classic View, double-click System.

12. In the System Properties dialog box, click the Advanced tab. In the Performance area, click Settings.
13. In the Performance Options dialog box, click the Advanced tab. In the Virtual Memory area, click Change.
14. In the Virtual Memory dialog box, type the Initial size (MB) and the Maximum size (MB) that was written down in step e. After you are finished, click Set, and then click OK.
15. In the System Control Panel Applet dialog box, click OK.
16. In the Performance Options dialog box, click OK.
17. In the System Properties dialog box, click OK.
18. Shut down Windows and restart the computer.
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cheers just the ticket, after a lil bit of negotating about
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