Location of Blue Screen Dump File RRS feed

  • Question

  • An application support team is asking me for a copy of my Blue Screen Dump file. Where will I find that file so I can send a copy to them to review?
    Wednesday, April 19, 2017 7:40 PM

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  • Check here in this folder:


    Copy (not move) the minidump files to another location such as the Desktop and send from there.

    Larger memory.dmp file which has more info is here - also can copy this file to another location to access:


    The memory.dmp file will be quite large, you could zip and compress the memory.dmp file with a third party application such as 7-Zip.

    • Edited by auggyMVP Wednesday, April 19, 2017 8:45 PM
    • Proposed as answer by Joy-Qiao Friday, April 21, 2017 3:18 AM
    Wednesday, April 19, 2017 8:42 PM
  • Hi,

    By default, when Blue Screen occur, a minidump is created under C:\Windows\minidumps.

    If your system is configured to generate a full dump, larger memory dumps like kernel memory dumps and complete memory dumps will be created under C:\Windows\MEMORY.DMP by default.

    We also could custom and check the location of dump file by right click “Computer” as the high light shows.

    Best regards,


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    • Proposed as answer by Joy-Qiao Friday, April 21, 2017 3:18 AM
    • Edited by Joy-Qiao Friday, April 21, 2017 3:18 AM
    Thursday, April 20, 2017 9:57 AM