Using Dr. Watson

Dr. Watson detects information about system and program failures and records the information in a log file In the event of a program error, Dr. Watson starts automatically.

Open Dr. Watson


To open Dr. Watson, click Start, and then click Run. In the Open box, type drwtsn32.

Dr. Watson cannot prevent errors from occurring, but the information recorded in the log file can be used by technical support personnel to diagnose the problem.

For information about using Dr. Watson, click Help in Dr. Watson.

For more information, click Related Topics.

Related Topics

Detecting and repairing disk errors

Using the Dr. Watson log file

Working with Dr. Watson

Setting up Dr. Watson

Dr. Watson overview

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