Disable Memory Dump File In Windows 10

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Windows 10 How To Disable Memory Dump File

A Memory dump is a file that Windows 10 creates when your PC or Laptop crashes, freezes, or bluescreens which then results in your computer turning off or restarting.

Depending on what settings are set will depend on how large the memory dump file is. They can get pretty large especially if you have the option to overwrite the dump file unticked.

You can always delete the dump file. In this Windows 10 post, we are showing you how to disable memory dumps so no file will be created when your system crashes. We have listed the steps below.

Disabling Windows 10 Memory Dumps:

1. First, open the start menu and search “View Advanced System Settings” and open it

2. Once open now click the “Advanced” tab > Under System start-up, system failure and debugging information click the “Settings” button

3. Now select “None” in the dropdown menu under “Write debugging information” then “OK

There you have it that’s how you can stop Windows 10 from creating a memory dump file when your system crashes. Just keep in mind that if your system does have a bluescreen issue you won’t have a file to see what the issue is, but you can always enable memory dumps again, if you can still access Windows 10.

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