|Control the Dump Creation Method (Windows NT/2000/XP)|
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This tweak controls whether the system should create a new dump file and overwrite the existing file or whether it should append data to the old dump file when a system crash occurs.
Open your registry and find the key below.
Create a new DWORD value, or modify the existing value called 'Overwrite' 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 = append, 1 = overwrite)
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