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#1 Roadblock

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Posted 02 July 2007 - 08:52 PM

hey i looked in my system config and found a startup program called dumprep 0 -k.. the command is "%systemroot%\system32\dumprep 0 -k"

Is this a safe program, can it be removed and what is it used for?

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#2 hillbillygreek

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Posted 02 July 2007 - 10:44 PM

Click link >>> dumprep.exe Information

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Posted 02 July 2007 - 10:53 PM

doesn't help me much dont really understand what "Used in connection with memory dumps" means... anyone wanna clarify this for me and tell me if this process is needed for startup.. Thanks

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Posted 03 July 2007 - 06:59 AM

When a program crashes, or a system error occurs, Windows launches the dumprep program which writes the details of the encountered error to a text file. This text file can then be diagnosed by MS, or other 3rd party technical support companies, for the problem that caused it.

There is no reason to keep this running and you can remove this entry.

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Posted 03 July 2007 - 01:00 PM

Thanks a lot grinler, much appreciated :thumbsup:




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