Enable System Failure Memory Dump File
In this Windows 10 post, we will be showing you how to enable memory dump files on your PC or laptop.
If you have a system failure then you can use the memory dump file to try and figure out the cause of the system crash. There can be many reasons why your PC or Laptop decided to bluescreen and crash. It could be an issue with a program, driver, hardware the list goes on so that’s why it’s a good idea to have the memory dump file enabled, as like we said it can help you figure out what is causing the problem. We have listed the steps below.
Enabling Memory Dump File In Windows 10:
1. First, open the start menu and search “View advanced system settings” and open it
2. Now select the “Advanced” tab > Under Start-up and Recovery click the “Settings” button
3. Under “Write debugging information” click the dropdown
4. You can now choose what memory dump file you would like to use > We would recommend you choose “Automatic memory dump“
5. Once selected now choose where you would like the memory dump file to be created > The default path is: %SystemRoot%\MEMORY.DMP
6. Once happy click the “OK” button
There you have it that’s how you enable the memory dump file in Windows 10. If your system decides to crash you will now have the chance of trying to figure out what caused it by using the dump file. Another thing to ensure you have enabled in Windows 10 is system restore, as it allows you to restore Windows 10 back to a point of when it was working.
We have loads more Windows 10 posts here which you might like.