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Published on 06.19.09 by Brent Trahan

Automatically Decline Additional Error Reporting Data Requests from Microsoft

Learn how to automatically deny additional Windows Error Reporting data requests from Microsoft in Windows 7.

If this setting is enabled any additional data requests from Microsoft in response to a Windows Error Reporting event will be automatically declined without notice to the user.

Deny Windows Error Reporting Additional Data Requests

  1. Type gpedit.msc in the Start menu’s search box and then press Enter.

    Note: This guide shows you how to make changes to Windows 7 using Group Policy. Group Policy is not available in Home versions of Windows 7.

  2. Navigate to User Configuration, Administrative Templates, Windows Components, and then select Windows Error Reporting in the left column of the Group Policy editor.

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  3. Double-click Do not send additional data in the Settings section of the Group Policy editor.
  4. Select Enable and then click OK to save the changes.

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