How to Disable Memory Dump in Windows Vista


Many new computers running Windows Vista is kind of slower than Windows XP. It's probably the compatibility issues with applications developed many years ago. Many applications happen very often to get errors with memory dump. When that is happening, we can see drwtsn32.exe (Dr. Watson) process running in the Task Manager.  drwtsn32.exe is dumping the memory information for programmer to debugging the error. 99.99% of computer never send the memory dump files to Microsoft developers for debugging. When drwtsn32.exe is working its job, the computer user cannot do anything, except wait for its completion.

   The Instructions to Disable Memory Dump  

  1. Go to Control Panel, select System icon

     
  2. When the System Properties screen appears, then click on the Setting button in the Startup and Recovery box.

     
  3. Then the Startup and Recovery screen appears.

     
  4. Uncheck the automatically restart checkbox and select (none) from the dropdown, then click the OK button.
  5. In case that some situation the computer still performs the memory dump, then go from the Start Menu Search Box and type drwtsn32 and press enter key. After the Dr. Watson Window appears, uncheck all the options there.

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