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Published on 06.19.09 by Brent Trahan

Disable Windows Error Reporting

Learn how to disable Windows Error Reporting in Windows 7.

If this setting is enabled, Windows Error Reporting will not send any problem information to Microsoft. Additionally, solution information will not be available in the Action Center control panel.

Disable Windows Error Reporting

  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 Disable Windows Error Reporting in the Settings section of the Group Policy editor.
  4. Select Enable and then click OK to save the changes.

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