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Platinum Edition Using® Microsoft® Windows® XP by Brian Knittel, Robert Cowart

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Reporting System and Application Errors

When trying to find information about a system or program error, you have the option to report your error directly to Microsoft. Windows XP supports two methods for reporting errors to Microsoft:

  • Error Reporting service

  • Online Crash Analysis Web site

Using the Error Reporting Service

The Error Reporting service monitors your system for OS and application errors and allows you to report them to Microsoft. If similar problems have been reported and information is available about the error, you'll be directed to this information. In addition, you'll be able to track your report on the Online Crash Analysis Web site.

By default, the Error Reporting service is configured to start automatically when you start ...

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