Online Windows Crash Dump Analysis

if you ever need to analyze a Windows Dump file but don’t have the Windows Debugging Tools available here’s a handy way of doing an online analysis of the dump file.

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Get the Windows Crash Dump file from C:\Windows\Minidump, then ZIP the dump file and upload it on the OSR Online website via the Instant Online Crash Analysis Service.

http://www.osronline.com/page.cfm?name=analyze

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After a while you get an online analysis report.

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ToolTip: BlueScreenView

Anyone who uses Windows has seen at least once a BSOD (Blue Screen of Death). Even Bill Gates had to deal with it (watch this video). NirSoft has released a utility called BlueScreenView that scans all the minidump files that are being created when a BSOD occurs and displays all information about these crashes.

The utility is FREE and does not need to be installed. A detailed description of BlueScreenView can be found here