To enable or disable error reporting


Open System in Control Panel.


On the Advanced tab, click Error Reporting. 


Click Disable error reporting or Enable error reporting.


To open System, click Start, click Control Panel, click Performance and Maintenance, and then click System

If you disable error reporting, you can still have Windows notify you when an error occurs. To do so, select the But notify me when critical errors occur check box.

To report operating system errors, select the Windows operating system check box.

To report program errors for programs, such as Microsoft Word, select the Programs check box.

Related Topics

System Properties overview

Send an error report to Microsoft

Remove a program from the error reporting list

Exclude programs from error reporting

Specify the programs for which error reports are generated

Enable error reporting for your operating system

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