Disk cleanup - System error memory dump files


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Guest

Is there something useful to do with System error
memory dump files, or can I safely tell Disk Cleanup
to delete them?

Robert Miles
 
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Jeff Richards

Unless you are attempting to diagnose the cause of the problem, it is safe
to let disk cleanup delete these files.
 
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Guest

Jeff Richards said:
Unless you are attempting to diagnose the cause of the problem, it is safe
to let disk cleanup delete these files.
Looks like I deleted then too soon - after I deleted them, a function
for sending error reports to Microsoft was unable to send error
reports for some recent problems in a search function because it
couldn't find the appropriate files.

I couldn't diagnose the cause of the problem myself, but would
like to have Microsoft do it for me.

Robert Miles
 
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Guest

Ramesh Srinivasan said:
As Jeff said. *AND* Make a note of the disk space shown for WER logs in
the Disk Cleanup window. See:

Serious Disk Cleanup Problem in Windows caused by Broken Registration -
The Winhelponline Blog:
http://www.winhelponline.com/blog/serious-disk-cleanup-problem-caused-by-broken-registration/

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Regards,

Ramesh Srinivasan, Microsoft MVP [Windows Desktop Experience]
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Is there something useful to do with System error
memory dump files, or can I safely tell Disk Cleanup
to delete them?

Robert Miles
What are WER logs? I don't remember even seeing them mentioned
in my Disk Cleanup window.

Robert Miles
 
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Hank Arnold

Looks like I deleted then too soon - after I deleted them, a function
for sending error reports to Microsoft was unable to send error
reports for some recent problems in a search function because it
couldn't find the appropriate files.

I couldn't diagnose the cause of the problem myself, but would
like to have Microsoft do it for me.

Robert Miles

It's unlikely in the extreme that MS will do anything with your
information other than add it to a database/knowledge base.

What are the problems you are having> Perhaps someone here can help?

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Regards,
Hank Arnold
Microsoft MVP
Windows Server - Directory Services
http://mypcassistant.blogspot.com/
 
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Ramesh Srinivasan, MS-MVP

WER = Windows Error Reporting

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Regards,

Ramesh Srinivasan, Microsoft MVP [Windows Desktop Experience]
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Ramesh Srinivasan said:
As Jeff said. *AND* Make a note of the disk space shown for WER logs in
the Disk Cleanup window. See:

Serious Disk Cleanup Problem in Windows caused by Broken Registration -
The Winhelponline Blog:
http://www.winhelponline.com/blog/serious-disk-cleanup-problem-caused-by-broken-registration/

--
Regards,

Ramesh Srinivasan, Microsoft MVP [Windows Desktop Experience]
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Supporting Windows® 7, Vista & XP http://www.winhelponline.com
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Is there something useful to do with System error
memory dump files, or can I safely tell Disk Cleanup
to delete them?

Robert Miles
What are WER logs? I don't remember even seeing them mentioned
in my Disk Cleanup window.

Robert Miles
 
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Jeff Richards

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Looks like I deleted then too soon - after I deleted them, a function
for sending error reports to Microsoft was unable to send error
reports for some recent problems in a search function because it
couldn't find the appropriate files.

I couldn't diagnose the cause of the problem myself, but would
like to have Microsoft do it for me.

Robert Miles

That's not worth worrying about. If the problem is one that MS is likely to
look at, then it's going to happen again. You can delete these error reports
(if they aren't already gone) in Control Panel \ System & Maintenance \
Problem Reports & Solutions \ See Problems to Check. Right-click and choose
Delete.
 

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