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I have an mdmp file I need to read..

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I have a "crash log" from dreamweaver, and I basically need it converted or copied over to a txt file.

It is in mdmp format.  

I can change it to a txt file and attach it, and someone would just need to rename it to .mdmp, and do the rest for me.

Any takers?

I think you need VB.
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by:RobSampson
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Not quite sure I follow....do you just need to rename the file to crash.txt?

This VBS code would do that...

Regards,

Rob.
Set objFSO = CreateObject("Scripting.FileSystemObject")
strOldFile = "C:\Temp\Crash.mdmp"
strNewFile = "C:\Temp\Crash.txt"
objFSO.MoveFile strOldFile, strNewFile

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by:laustandphound
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well. Yes. Except I do not have VB. So I was hoping someone could do it for me and send it back to me.
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by:RobSampson
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The above code is VBScript.  Windows 2000 and above should be able to handle this natively.

Copy the above code into Notepad, then do
File --> Save As
Select "All Files" from the Save as type box
Enter something like "MyScript.vbs" including the quotes as the file name, and click Save
Then double-click the VBS file.

Regards,

Rob.
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by:laustandphound
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Well, yes, but if I just rename the file, it's jibberish.  I'm trying to figure out what is in the file.  

Perhaps... what program opens a file of this type, I 'think' it's VB.

I could be completely wrong.
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RobSampson earned 400 total points
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Ah, OK, well, first, I guess we'll need to figure out how to read MDMP files, so we know what we need to do with it....

See if this helps...
http://www.experts-exchange.com/Web_Development/Software/Macromedia_Dreamweaver/Q_21161345.html

Or, I wonder if the Windows Debugging Tools can read Dreamweaver MDMP files...
http://www.microsoft.com/whdc/devtools/debugging/default.mspx

Regards,

Rob.
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by:laustandphound
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Thank you!
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by:RobSampson
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No problem. Thanks for the grade.  Did you end up using the Windows Debugging Tools, or another method?

Rob.
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