OK - you'll need to make some configuration changes then. Open the control panel, click "System and Security", click "System", click "Advanced system settings" in the left-hand pane, click the "Settings" button in the 'Performance' section, click the "Advanced" tab again, and then click the "Change" button. Make sure that "Automatically manage paging file size for all volumes" is not
checked, and then select the drive letter that contains your \Windows folder (usually C
from the list, select "Custom size", and then enter in both the "Initial size" and "Maximum size" boxes the amount of RAM installed in your system, in MB (for example, if you have 4GB of RAM, enter 4096) and click the "Set" button. Click "OK" twice to get back to the "System Properties" window on the "Advanced" tab. If you are prompted to reboot at any time, do NOT reboot. Next, click the "Settings" button in the 'Startup and Recovery' section, and make sure that both "Write an event to the system log" and "Automatically restart" are checked. In the "Write debugging information" drop-down box, make sure "Kernel memory dump" is selected, and then click "OK" twice. NOW reboot
, and the next time the system crashes like this it should create a "memory.dmp" file in \Windows.