How to Configure Windows 10 to Create Dump Files on BSOD? – You can observe that every error on Windows Operating System is displayed on Blue Screen with the Error Code. These kinds of error or bugs are solved by using the troubleshooting steps. When you see this error on your Windows Operating System then a dump file is created and all the debug information is stored in the preferred location. All these dump files are analyzed by BSOD (Blue Screen of Death) analysts to know all the debugging procedure. Interestingly, there are different types of dump files for different Operating System which are supported by Windows Operating System.
Some of the dump files are Minidumps which has the Small Memory Dump file system, Kernel Memory Dump file, Automatic Memory Dump file, Complete Memory Dump file, and Active Memory Dump File, and much more. These are supported by Windows Operating System and you can see that the default Automatic Memory dump files are created if not these dump files are allocated. You need to not worry about the source of dump files in which your dump files goes. So if you are ready then you can follow the complete guide mentioned in this article to configure Windows 10 Operating System to create these dump files on BSOD.
Steps to COnfigure Windows 10 Operating System to Create Dump Files on BSOD
Follow these simple steps and implement parallely on your Windows Operating System.
- Open your Windows 10 Operating System and then right-click on the Start Menu.
- As you right click on Start Menu, you can see the list of options like Programs and Features, Mobility Center, Power Options, System, Device Manager, Command Prompt, Task Manager, Control Panel and much more.
- Click on Control Panel and then you can see all the options in the Control Panel Settings.
- Navigate to System and Security and then click on System under System and Security.
- As you click on System, you can see the Advanced System Settings option in the left pane. Click on Advanced System Settings.
- You can see a new window as System Properties, Click on Advanced tab and then click on Settings under Startup and Recovery.
- Now you can see the Debugging information panel. Here you can see that Automatic Memory Dump file is created as you click on the Settings.
- Now you can see the option to change the Debugging Information. Choose any of the dump files from the dropbox given.
- You can also see an option to select None if you do not want to create a Dump File on BSOD. You can choose it and then click on Apply.
- If you are ready to create a small memory dump then you can click on Small Memory Dump called Minidump on BSOD.
- You can also see some other memory dump files like Kernel, Complete, and also Active Memory Dump file.
If you are ok with the dump files then you can check the Overwrite any existing file and then click on OK. Else you can click on Cancel button and then close the window.
So these are the simple steps to create a Dump file on BSOD on your Windows 10 Operating System. Not only on Windows 10 Operating System, you can create any of the dump files on any version of the Windows Operating System as Microsoft has given an option to create. You can also implement these steps on your Windows Operating System same as mentioned above to create the dump files. Only some of the steps may differ but all others are same as Windows 10 Operating System.