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Windows Error Reporting Settings (Windows XP)

When an error occurs the Windows system may attempt to send debugging information to Microsoft for analysis. These settings allow you to control the operation of this feature.

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Open your registry and find or create the key below.

Create or modify the DWORD values below and set them to "1" to enable the setting or "0" to disable it.

  • DoReport - Enable error reporting
  • ShowUI - Show user interface
  • IncludeKernelFaults - Include kernel errors in the report
  • IncludeMicrosoftApps - Include Microsoft applications in the report
  • IncludeWindowsApps - Include Windows components in the report
Restart Windows for the changes to take effect.

Registry Editor Example
|(Default)REG_SZ(value not set)|
|DoReportREG_DWORD0x00000001 (1)|
|IncludeKernelFaults REG_DWORD0x00000001 (1)|
|IncludeMicrosoftApps REG_DWORD0x00000001 (1)|
|IncludeWindowsApps REG_DWORD0x00000001 (1)|
|ShowUI REG_DWORD0x00000001 (1)|
Registry Settings
System Key: [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\PCHealth\ErrorReporting]
Value Name: DoReport, ShowUI, IncludeKernelFaults, IncludeMicrosoftApps, IncludeWindowsApps
Data Type: REG_DWORD (DWORD Value)
Value Data: (0 = disabled, 1 = enabled)

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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: July 22, 2002