What happens to microsoft error reports?


When a problem occurs or windows says it has to shut down it says send error report. What happens to those error reports and should I continue to send them. Thank you M Louk


This question was answered on March 26, 2003. Much of the information contained herein may have changed since posting.

The error reports are sent to Microsoft and analysed by the programers so as to determine if the problem is software or hardware related and to find a solution to the error

Yes keep sending the erroe reports to microsoft so as to find solutions to errors and better inprove on the quality of their products.

But if you wish to disable this feature for any reason do this:

Description and Availability of Internet Explorer Error Reporting Tool http://support.microsoft.com/support/kb/articles/Q276/5/50.ASP

How to Disable Internet Explorer Error Reporting

To disable Internet Explorer Error Reporting, use one of the following methods, depending on your computer

Internet Explorer 6 for Windows XP

Click Start, and then click Control Panel (or point to Settings, and then click Control Panel).

Double-click System (or click Switch to Classic View, and then double-click System).

Click the Advanced tab, and then click Error Reporting.

Click Disable error reporting to disable both user and kernel-mode error reporting, or click to clear the Programs check box.

Click OK, and then click OK.

NOTE: Administrators can disable error reporting in Windows XP Professional by setting Report Errors to Disabled in Group Policy Editor (Gpedit.msc) in the Computer Configuration\Administrative Templates\System\Error Reporting folder.

Hope it solve your problem.

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Posted by Enyenihi of Katharine Gibbs School - New York on March 26, 2003