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How do you enable Dr Watson on Windows Server 2008 R2?

How do you enable Dr Watson on Server 2008 R2?
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c_a_n_o_nCommented:
Dr Watson is no longer available.

Starting with Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista with Service Pack 1 (SP1), Windows Error Reporting (WER) can be configured so that full user-mode dumps are collected and stored locally after a user-mode application crashes. Applications that do their own custom crash reporting, including .NET applications, are not supported by this feature.

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb787181%28VS.85%29.aspx
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MayogroupAuthor Commented:
No worries. Just want to diagnose why Excel keeps freezing on my RDS environment. Is WER already installed on Server 2008 R2 or is it a download?
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c_a_n_o_nCommented:
This feature is not enabled by default. Enabling the feature requires administrator privileges. To enable and configure the feature, use the following registry values under the HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\Windows Error Reporting\LocalDumps key.

Read the link above for settings.
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