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Published on 12.07.09 by Brent Trahan

Set Windows 7’s Memory Dump File Location

Learn how to change where Windows 7 saves its memory dump files when a stop error or blue screen of death (BSOD) occurs.

  1. Right-click Computer in the Start Menu and then select Properties.
  2. Select Advanced system settings in the left column of the System window.


  3. Click Settings in the Startup and Recovery section of the Advanced tab in the System Properties window.


  4. Type the new memory dump file location and name in the Dump file box.


  5. Click OK to save the settings.

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