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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.

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

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

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  5. Click OK to save the settings.

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