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Enable Windows Error Report Crash dumps on Server 2008 R2

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How do you enable WER crash dumps on Server 2008?
I found followed an artical which said to create the localdumps key and add the entries as shown in the image below.

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Question by:Mayogroup
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by:Mayogroup
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Sorry, pressed enter before I finished the question.
Are the entries in the image above correct?

If I go to %localappdata%\ there is no crashdumps folder.  
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by:Mayogroup
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I must also point out that the Crashdumps key was not in the registry by default. I had to create it. Is this right?
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David Johnson, CD, MVP earned 250 total points
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I'm guessing you used this artide it looks correct

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by:Mayogroup
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Not that exact article, but one with pretty much the same details.
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For which application are you trying to collect the dump?
(32 bit or 64 bit application?)

WER LocalDumps does not dump 32-bits application on 64-bits Windows 2008 when the application crash
http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/eu/winserver2008appcompatabilityandcertification/thread/86a44ead-11ad-4190-b2c1-48f73607b9b0
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The app is 32 bit. How do we make this work for 32bit apps on 64 Bit server then?
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