|Control Whether Windows Logs a System Crash (Windows NT/2000/XP)|
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This setting controls whether Windows logs a system crash to the event log, this will allow the exact time of the crash to be permanently recorded.
Open your registry and find the key below.
Create a new DWORD value, or modify the existing value called 'LogEvent' using the settings below.
Exit your registry, you may need to restart or log out of Windows for the change to take effect.
|(Default)||REG_SZ||(value not set)|
System Key: [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\CrashControl]|
Type: REG_DWORD (DWORD Value)
Value: (0 = disabled, 1 = enabled)
Disclaimer: Modifying the registry can cause serious problems that may require you to reinstall your operating system. We cannot guarantee that problems resulting from modifications to the registry can be solved. Use the information provided at your own risk.
Last Modified: February 28, 2001