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Microsoft KB Archive/174528

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DOC ERR: Creating a New Debugging Information File

Article ID: 174528

Article Last Modified on 10/31/2006



APPLIES TO

  • Microsoft Windows NT Workstation 4.0 Developer Edition
  • Microsoft Windows NT Server 4.0 Standard Edition



This article was previously published under Q174528

SYMPTOMS

When you use the Control Panel System tool to set Recovery options on the Startup/Shutdown tab, right-clicking and selecting What's This? on the Overwrite any existing file check box, you receive a text box that states:

   Select this check box to overwrite any existing file with the same name
   you typed in the Write debugging information to box.

   If this check box is cleared, then Windows NT will create a new
   debugging information file if a file with this name already exists."
                

MORE INFORMATION

The What's This? Help message should read:

   Select this check box to overwrite any existing file with the same name
   you typed in the Write debugging information to box.

   If this check box is cleared, then Windows NT will not create a new
   debugging information file if a file with this name already exists.
                



For more information, please see the following Microsoft Knowledge Base article:

ARTICLE-ID: 130536
TITLE : Windows NT Does Not Save Memory Dump File After a Crash.

STATUS

Microsoft has confirmed this to be a problem in Windows NT version 4.0. We are researching this problem and will post new information here in the Microsoft Knowledge Base as it becomes available.


Additional query words: memory.dmp, system properties

Keywords: kbbug KB174528