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Windows 7: "Create Dump File" command line

20 Aug 2011   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate
"Create Dump File" command line

Is there a command line for the task manager right click on the process and executing a "Create Dump File"? I'm aware we can use ADPlus, wondering how Windows 7 does it without debug diag or windows debug tools

I ran some initial trend on my end as well. I tried capturing procmon while issuing the command. All I could see was the .DMP file getting created from taskmgr but no commands specific to dump creation

Help is appreciated

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20 Aug 2011   #2

Windows 7 x64 pro/ Windows 7 x86 Pro/ XP SP3 x86

See if this helps (Procdump).

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20 Aug 2011   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate

Bill2, thanks for your response. We are not allowed to introduce any files other than what comes with base OS. I trust Mark but this is a production requirement, unfortunately insane rules
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20 Aug 2011   #4

Vista Home Premium x86 SP2


The biggest problem is that generating a dump file is NOT trivial. In fact, it is very difficult!

Any chance you could write a program!?

MiniDumpWriteDump function (Windows)


Unfortunately, I doubt it! Mark's code is probably pretty secure!
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